5 Reasons to Visit Credaro Wines
Credaro Family Estate is a boutique, family owned and operated winery, with a cellar door overlooking the picturesque Yallingup hills and Gunyulgup Valley.
The Credaro family have a mission to produce quality and consistently amazing wines through the guidance of their viticulture and winemaking practices. Farmers at heart, the family take pride in managing and working the vineyards to produce exceptional fruit. They farm with future generations in mind, so sustainable viticulture is of great importance.
Feel like settling in? Here's five reasons why you should visit the Credaro Family Estate!
1. Relax at the beautiful Cellar Door
Credaro's historic cellar door is one of the most memorable tasting experiences in the south-west. It’s nestled among the lush greenery on the ridge of their stunning Yallingup vineyard and boasts broad, sweeping views over Wildwood Valley from the balcony and lawn. Bring a picnic and enjoy a glass of wine on the terrace or the lawn with family and friends, and don't forget to book a tasting at the cellar door too!
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2. The perfect venue for Special Events
Credaro's Yallingup Vineyard is an idyllic stage on which you can curate your perfect event. The Tuscan-style cellar door and surrounding lawns overlook the rolling vineyards of Wildwood Valley, which glow golden-green in the setting sun. You’ll even have exclusive use of the family estate!
With ample room for marquees on the lawns and cocktail/formal furniture settings throughout, this spot is the perfect place to celebrate!
3. The oldest family-owned winery in Margaret River
The Credaro Family Estate is the oldest family-run winery in south-west WA. The first Fragola cuttings planted by Great Grandfather, Cesare Credaro, in 1922 seeded four generations (so far) of farming and winemaking in the region.
Today, Robert Credaro and sons Matt, Mike, Chris and Jason - manage and farm 140 hectares of vineyards across five sites in the south-west. They use only their own fruit to produce wine at our 1200-tonne winery in Carbanup, which was built in 2003.
4. Taste wines from five different vineyards
Credaro's winemaker, Trent Kelly, has been in the industry since 1999, working across Australia, France and Germany. He joined the Credaro family in early 2016 and in May 2017 was promoted to chief winemaker. He has shown time and time again he’s one of the best around and he produces Credaro’s award-winning range of wines.
Credaro's fruit comes from five vineyards in south-west WA;
55 hectares of Shiraz, Chardonnay, Cabernet, Fragola, Pinot Gris, Semillon, Verdelho, Merlot. Pomegranates, Lamb, Wool. The vines that started it all, Credaro's Fragola's are Home of Credaro's Fragola vines are the oldest known variety in the region.
40 hectares of Chardonnay, Cabernet, Sauv Blanc, Semillon, Merlot, Petit Verdot, Sangiovese. Avocados, Lamb, Wool. This vineyard features Credaro's flagship Cabernet Sauvignon Block 984 which was established in 1998, as well as their production winery.
18 hectares of Cabernet, Merlot, Chardonnay, Shiraz, Cab Franc. This vineyard is home of the vines that produced the Shiraz that won the International Trophy for Red Rhone varietal over £15 at the Decanter World Wine Awards 2013.
8 hectares of Cabernet, Shiraz, Merlot, Malbec, Shiraz, Sauv Blanc, Semillon. Home of Credaro's stunning cellar door.
2.5 hectares of Chardonnay.
5. Discover the The Five Tales Range
Five Tales is the name of the ongoing story of the Credaro Family Estate. It’s all about One Family that traces its history through Two Countries, and the legacy that was started by Three Italians, Olympio, Cesare and Maria. Now the family is in its Fourth Generation and tends to Five Vineyards in WA’s south-west. The story is still unfolding.
2020 5 Tales Chardonnay
Pale straw colour with a green hue.
Fresh citrus and melon aromas with delicate floral hints.
The palate is medium bodied with stone fruit and fresh citrus flavours and a light touch of French oak. The wine finishes smoothly with balanced acidity and lingering ripe fruit flavour.
2020 5 Tales Rose
Aromas of fresh summer berries with a hint of lifted violet notes.
A medium body with hints of crisp raspberry & strawberry fruit flavours with a savoury finish.
2020 5 Tales Sauvignon Blanc Semillon
Pale straw with green tints.
A mix of fresh herbs, tropical fruits and citrus aromas.
The zesty palate has flavours of citrus and tropical fruits, is fine textured and balanced by crisp acidity.
2020 5 Tales Cabernet Merlot
Medium dark red colour with purple tones
Lifted dark berry and spice aromas, showing hints of chocolate and dried herbs.
A supple palate with cherry and dark plum characters, finishing gently with very soft tannins and creamy vanilla nuances. A flavoursome red blend with instant drinking appeal.