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Jane Mitchell is one of Clare Valley's leading wine industry identities, Clare Valley Legend and Clare Valley Winemakers Hall of Fame, Centenary Federation of Australia Medal, SA Tourism Commission, Australian Regional Winemakers Forum, Wine Federation of Australia Council and Australian Wine and Brandy Corporation Board. Mitchell's largest vineyard is at Watervale, a very bleak place in the middle of winter at pruning time. It is known by the vineyard workers as Alcatraz, a place to do penance in the cold, wind and rain of a Clare Valley winter. Alcatraz only ever yields minimal harvests, source of the most memorable vintages in our nation's.. These old clare valley vines are just getting better»
Great wines from the Great Southern, the nether southwest rump of the continent, which yields the most astonishing quality vintages, both red and white. Castelli are a family of renewable power engineers, who are at their happiest picking grapes off vines. Boutique and very hands on, their efforts have been rewarded by prestigious international accolades, including Royal Perth Trophy for Best Chardonnay, San Francisco and International Wine Challenge Gold for Cabernet Sauvignon, Sydney Blue Gold for Shiraz. Defined by weighty palates, edifying complexity and statuesque grace, the entire range of Castelli represent an inspiring opportunity for immersion into the chiselled and strapping, stately Great.. Wonderfully winsome whiffs from the west»
Discovered by Dr Bertel Sundstrup in 1987, after a long search for the perfect site, the amphitheatre known as Dalrymple is a mere twelve hectares of sun drenched bucolic idyll, at the very heart of superior viticulture on the beauteous Apple Isle. This is Piper's Brook central, a place of auspicious winegrowing climes, long hours of sunlight and extended ripening seasons, which yield fruit of remarkable succulence, gracious acids and satin tannins. Dalrymple are a small, unincorporated winegrowing concern, whose accord with the elements and devotion to the land, are best articulated by the leisured pursuits of their chief vigneron, whose favourite pastimes are sheep herding, river fishing and making.. The verdant nook on pipers brook»

Leasingham Classic Clare Cabernet CONFIRM VINTAGE

Cabernet Sauvignon Clare Valley South Australia
Leasingham's Schobers and Provis vineyards consistently yields the finest Clare Valley Cabernet Sauvignon. Classic Clare is Leasingham's best of vintage, crafted from the pick of harvest, treated to a no expense spared vinification by the award winning Leasingham team at the historic Leasingham wineworks, into a statuesque wine of elegance and state.
Available in cases of 6
Case of 6
$377.50
Classic Clare can be proud of a long history, producing many of Clare Valley's most memorable vintages. Cabernet Sauvignon is selectively sourced off the finest blocks of vine in Valley Clare. Grapes are picked at intense levels of baume and treated to a cold soak for optimal extraction of colour, flavours and tannin. A small batch open top fermentation on skins for several days is followed by transfer to oak for completion of malolactic. Components are lavished by an extended maturation in a selection of high proportion extravagant new oak barrels, before assembling into the finished wine and treating to a further term of bottle age under the historic Leasingham cellars.
Deep red crimson hues. Lifted blackcurrant, violets and cassis, spearmint and spice aromas. Concentrated, sweet currant and blackberry flavours abound, hints of black olive and ground spice add complexity. An opulence of fruit as the concentration of flavours persisits on the firm but compliant palate, suppported by well integrated oak and luscious, ripe tannins. The Cabernet of choice to accompany game with rich wine sauces.
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