Shiraz South Australia
Many of Australia's most enduring winemaking dynasties were established by physicians who believed that good wine was essential for fine health and a sound mind. Dr William Angove planted vines on the Adelaide Hills in the 1880s. The quality of Angove fortifieds and dry reds, was such that the good doctor's label became renowned throughout Australia and markets abroad. Long Row are fashioned to be highly approachable and an excellent food wine, a Shiraz that's drinking beautifully upon release, offering a quality and style that's simply unbeatable.
Angove operate some of Australia’s most efficient and sustainable vineyards, much of the estate sites are certified organic and the balance are in conversion. Long Row is sourced from premium vineyards, the Long Row range are made to be easy drinking, distinctly varietal wines which represent quality without peer. The extensive range means that there is a wine to suit every occasion or food pairing. Shiraz is picked at night to take advantage of cooler temperatures. Grapes are crushed into modern rotary fermenters and treated to two days of maceration. Upon completion of ferments, batches are pressed off skins for a course of malolactic, aged and bottled with minimal handling after a light filtration.
Deep red colour with purple hues. Ripe berry and plum fruit aromas, notes of spice and pepper dominate the nose. Rich ripe black berries and plum precede fine soft smooth tannins and a good length of fruit. Vanillin and toast characters provide a well balanced finish. The perfect partner to many styles of cuisine, a match to all good faire.