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Langhorne Creek Area Red Blend 2016
  • 1 Gold 1 Silver 1 Bronze Medals
  • Super premium Langhorne Creek Shiraz
  • Made from the best of the best fruit

Langhorne Creek Area Red Blend 2016 x12

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Product Code: KR2206
1 Gold
1 Silver
6 Bronze
A decadent, sensational wine that truly reflects the best of an outstanding region, bringing together Langhorne Creed's best grape growers to showcase the best the area has to offer.

Awards

1 Gold, 1 Silver, 6 Bronze

Wine Region

SOUTH AUSTRALIA-OTHER

Drink Until

2030

Varieties

Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon,

Alcohol

14.5%

Foods

Rare roast beef with Yorkshire pudding.

Oak

American and French oak hogsheads, a further 18 months in the same oak post blending.

Colour

Deep ruby red.

Nose

Lifted notes of plum and ripe dark berry fruit with spice and black olive complexed by the dusty, eucalypt regional characters. Toasty oak adds further complexity.

Palate

A flavoursome amalgam of ripe dark berry fruit and toasty oak that adds further complexity with the dusty, almost earthy, and eucalypt flavours typical of this fascinating region.

Background

In 1991, 15 of Langhorne Creek's best grape growers agreed to participate in a project aimed at making Australia's wine consumers aware of what winemakers have recognised for years- that this region is capable of producing wines to rank alongside Australia's best. Hence from the 1992 vintage, each supplied a selection of their best grapes which were processed at Bleasdale. The parcels are kept separate in new French and American Oak hogsheads. Paul Hotker puts together the best blend from all the parcels, and this wine is then given a further 20 months oak maturation. The Growers for this wine were:Bleasdale Yineyards, Rob Giles,George Borrett, Mark Cleggett, Randall Follett, Rob and Trevor Potts, and Joe Borrett

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