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There are few family names in the Australian wine industry as eminent and enduring as Glaetzer and Potts, they own and operate many of the oldest and most precious vineyards in Langhorne Creek. John Glaetzer was right hand man to the legendary Wolf Blass throughout the breathtaking sequence of Black Label Jimmy Watson victories. Ben Potts learned his trade at the oldest family owned wineworks in Australia Bleasdale, established by the larger than life Frank Potts in 1858. Ben's great grandfather was the first Langhorne Creek grower to supply grapes to Wolf Blass. The Glaetzer and Potts families have collaborated for decades to achieve many of the nation's most memorable vintages. Together, Ben Potts.. Vital vintages from the most precious parcels»
Much of the prized harvests from the Hugo family property are destined for Australia's most esteemed brands, the best parcels however, are reserved and released under the Hugo label. Consistency of quality from vintage to vintage is the objective, making wine from the pick of estate grown fruit makes it a reality. A precious component of low cropped, dry grown old vines fruit, greatly enhances the depth of flavour and overall complexity. A Shiraz of opulence and finesse, opaque and textural, in the style of McLaren Vale's most outstanding vintages, Gold Medals Winner Royal Adelaide & Australian Small Winemakers Show, have your Hugo alongside standing rib, at a very value.. Headline harvests of hugo»
Ken Helm A.M. received the Order of Australia for his work with Riesling, for his contribution to the Australian wine industry, for his support of cool climate wine producers and service to the Canberra community. Helm placed the Canberra region firmly on the map for world class wines after his inaugural 1977 release won significant international accolades. Ken's flagship wines are Riesling and Cabernet, he retains strong ties with eminent wine makers around the globe. Trips to the vineyards and wineries of Mosel, the Rhine valley and Bordeaux provide new inspiration and contribute to the development of his Canberra wines. In 2000 Ken instigated the Canberra International Riesling Challenge, his.. Meet one of our nation's most peer respected winemakers»

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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