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Longview are one of the most highly awarded wineries in Adelaide Hills, inducted into the South Australia Tourism Hall of Fame for their stately homesteads and the sublime excellence of their vintages. A place of pristine viticulture and breathtaking beauty, where native gums flourish with wild abandon amongst the closely husbanded plantings. It's all captured within the fruit of the wines themselves, the purity of varietal expression, the elegance of tannins and seamless textures, Longview are all about encouraging the grace of a truly resplendent harvest, to retain its eloquence from vineyard to bottling... Natives amongst the vines»
The very first blocks of vine planted at Scotchmans Hill, are now in their fourth decade. Set aside for bottling as a range of limited release, single vineyard wines, they represent the first growth of viticulture from the fertile crescent of Port Phillip's western shore. Crafted to traditional old world techniques, very similar to the great Crus of la Bourgogne, they afford the true enthusiast an opportunity to engage with the decadent delights of the greater Geelong, as sampled alongside Gruyere, game and the finest gourmandise... All the best from scotchmans hill»

Sons Of Eden Kennedy GSM CONFIRM VINTAGE

Shiraz Barossa South Australia
The topical old vines Barossa cépage of Grenache, Shiraz and Mourverdre, fashioned to a style which would have warmed the hearts of the earliest Barossa settlers. The dominant component of Grenache is picked off an exceptionally low yielding property at Light Pass, originally planted by the Kennedy family in the 1960s. Leo Joe Kennedy husbanded these precious old vines for decades, he knew each planting by name and reserved the pick of fruit for inclusion into many of the Barossa's most memorable vintages.
Available by the dozen
Case of 12
$287.00
Two thirds Grenache, sourced off precious sites in the Light Pass and Rowland Flat precincts of Barossa Valley, a quarter of Shiraz from Seppeltsfield and Gomersal, the balance of old vines Mourverdre from Moppa and Light Pass. All components are separately handled, most are sent for a warm vinification in a mix of traditional fermenters at temperatures peaking to 30°C. Grenache and Mourvedre are macerated on skins for ten or two or three weeks before being pressed straight into a selection of seasoned French oak hogsheads and puncheons. The finished wine is treated to sixteen months maturation on gross solids, without any racking or clarification until the final assemblage. Alcohol 14.5%
Deep crimson colour. Raspberry perfumes, alluring and complex spice notes, chocolates and plum over supple background oak. The palate displays a concentration of red fruit flavours, complimented by sweetly fragrant spice. Soft, velvety tannins persist in support of the palate, finishing on a length of savouryness, licorice oak and bramble notes.
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