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Farmers Leap Pillar Box Red 2021

$22.00
This is a gorgeously vibrant blend of Shiraz and Cab from the Limestone Coast. It has heady perfume of red fruits, blue fruits and florals leading to a palate bursting with cranberry, blackcurrants, mint, cedar and a hint of eucalypt
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Wine Specs
Variety
Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon
Vintage
2021
Winemaker
Renae Hirsch
Body
Full
Sweetness
Dry
Drinking Window
Now - 2028
Bling
2 x Gold Medal
Alcohol %
14.5
Closure
Screwcap
Size
750 mL
Biodynamic
No

First vines were planted in Padthaway in the early 90’s … these vines are now 30 years of age and producing balanced crops with excellent fruit intensity. Initially they found a ready market for their high-quality grapes, selling to other producers. These days they keep the best 15% of this fruit for themselves. They have also hired winemaking gun Renae Hirsch who also makes the superb wines of Chalk Hill and Alpha Crucis in McLaren Vale.

Limestone Coast, SA

Region

Limestone Coast, SA

The Limestone Cost comprises a few sub-regions you've likely already heard of, such as the ...
The Limestone Cost comprises a few sub-regions you've likely already heard of, such as the acclaimed Coonawarra. But in amongst the known are some hardly knowns that you may miss, and shouldn't. Wrattonbully, Mount Benson and Padthaway – feel free to read up on these in more detail, but here's an overview. History With vines dating back to the 1970's, Wrattonbully grew to fame in the early 90's when larger producers like Hardy's and Beringer Blass began planting. Primarily a red region, with shiraz and cabernet sauvignon in quantity. Mount Benson, first planted in 1989, is a newcomer to the South Australian industry. It has quickly esta ... Read Full Article
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Limestone Coast, SA
Limestone Coast, SA

The Limestone Cost comprises a few sub-regions you've likely already heard of, such as the acclaimed Coonawarra. But in amongst the known are some hardly knowns that you may miss, and shouldn't.

Wrattonbully, Mount Benson and Padthaway – feel free to read up on these in more detail, but here's an overview.

History

With vines dating back to the 1970's, Wrattonbully grew to fame in the early 90's when larger producers like Hardy's and Beringer Blass began planting. Primarily a red region, with shiraz and cabernet sauvignon in quantity.

Mount Benson, first planted in 1989, is a newcomer to the South Australian industry. It has quickly established itself as on par with it's older cousins, producing excellent cabernet sauvignon, shiraz, and chardonnay. Cool ocean breezes aid in producing complex, deeply flavoured wines.

Padthaway, like the Coonawarra, has the same red-gold soil, but warmer temperatures overall. Similar in climate to the

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