Cabernet Sauvignon Shiraz Adelaide Hills South Australia
Longview is one of the most highly awarded wineries in Adelaide Hills, having claimed multi trophies and medals at the Adelaide Hills Wine Show. The predominantly northeast facing slopes and valleys, combined with the cool climate of the Adelaide Hills and superior winemaking practices, have produced outstanding vintages. Red Bucket is a forward drinking effort with distinctive violet and cassis Cabernet characters mixed through with spicy Shiraz fruit. The seamless palate is lined with ripe berry flavours, soft tannins and a savoury finish.
Situated among some of the region's most picturesque vineyard country, Longview's southerly location is leading the charge of contemporarily styled Adelaide Hills reds, drawing international critical acclaim and a swag of awards. Longview produce wines the way nature intended, as an expresssion of the season in which they are cast. Shiraz is sourced entirely from the estate's vineyard at Macclesfield, Cabernet hails from Kuipto, components are assembled to achieve a wine of great depth and character. Fruit is harvested in cool conditions and crushed into large open fermenters, followed by secondary vinification in a combination of new and seasoned French oak barriques and hogsheads. Alcohol 14.5%
Red with purple robes. Exudes spice over ripe dark plum and berry fruit characters. The ample palate shows complexity of five spice along with the cool climate Adelaide Hills characters of mint and tomato. Red Bucket is flavoursome and balanced with integrated oak and a long smooth finish. Enjoy with rib steak, gourmet bangers and pasta.