Unico Zelo Esoterico

Unico Zelo Esoterico


  • Sourced from Riverland, where the soils consist of ancient, sandy limestone.
  • This has become one of UZ’s most cult-followed wines since they began.
  • It’s not exactly white wine, nor red – many call it Orange or Amber wine…but they just call it Esoterico.
  • Vegan friendly.

Varietal Composition: Fiano, Zibbibo, Moscato Giallo, Gewurtztraminer, Greco

Elaboration: Fermented on skins for two weeks. Matured for a year in large 3000L casks. No fining or filtration.

Tasting Notes: Primary aromas of mandarin peel, black tea and rosehip. Mouthwatering acidity and ‘say hello!’ tannins. It’s a Bohemian at heart.


2021 – 94 Wine Enthusiast | 92 Decanter | 91 Wine Advocate

2019 – 91 Wine Advocate

2018 – 91 Decanter


Brendan and Laura Carter have quickly emerged as the most dynamic winemaking duo in the Adelaide Hills – In their words they seek to create “Italian-inspired, textural and site-expressive wines.” From single vineyard Nero d’Avola, Fiano, and Nebbiolo, there is something for everyone here as long as you seek individualistic, natural-spectrum, energy-packed wines.

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