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Lake Breeze Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

Special Price $25.00 Regular Price $27.00
Decant, decant, decant! ...at least for a couple of hours before getting stuck into this beauty. A taut and sinewy Cabernet off 40-year-old vines which should improve with cellaring for a couple of decades. There are mulberries, blueberries, tobacco, dark chocolate, spindles of cedar, aching acidity and a plethora of fine tannins. In short, a ripper!
Lake Breeze Cabernet Sauvignon
Wine Specs
Variety
Cabernet Sauvignon
Region
Langhorne Creek, SA
Vintage
2018
Winery
Lake Breeze
Winemaker
Greg Follett
Body
Full
Sweetness
Dry
Drinking Window
Now - 2040
Bling
95pts The Real Review
Alcohol %
14
Closure
Screwcap
Size
750 mL
Biodynamic
No
Organic
No
Vegan Friendly
Yes

The Follet’s have been growing grapes in Langhorne Creek for 130 years and making wine for the last 30. In that time they have amassed over 50 trophies and are heading towards 200 gold medals, a staggering achievement for a small producer.

Langhorne Creek, SA

Region

Langhorne Creek, SA

Around 50km southeast of Adelaide, and just north of Lake Alexandrina, Langhorne Creek is ...
Around 50km southeast of Adelaide, and just north of Lake Alexandrina, Langhorne Creek is one of the oldest vineyard regions in South Australia. With vines first planted in 1860's, it is predominately a producer of full-bodied reds. Cabernet sauvignon and shiraz do well in the cool climate, and benefit from the unique soils along the riverbanks. The climate is often cool, with southerly winds coming in from the ocean and blowing straight across Lake Alexandrina. Like most South Australian regions, the heat will kick in when the wind comes down from the north in summer, but there are intermittent and not as constant as they are up north in the Barossa ... Read Full Article
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Cabernet Sauvignon

Variety

Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon is unmistakably one of the world's most recognised red wine varieties. ...
Cabernet Sauvignon is unmistakably one of the world's most recognised red wine varieties. It is produced in most major wine growing regions across the world, from the banks of the Gironde in France to Lebanon's Beqaa Valley, to the valleys of California where it overtook the Zinfandel variety on it's rise to glory. Read Full Article
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Langhorne Creek, SA
Langhorne Creek, SA

Around 50km southeast of Adelaide, and just north of Lake Alexandrina, Langhorne Creek is one of the oldest vineyard regions in South Australia. With vines first planted in 1860's, it is predominately a producer of full-bodied reds. Cabernet sauvignon and shiraz do well in the cool climate, and benefit from the unique soils along the riverbanks.

The climate is often cool, with southerly winds coming in from the ocean and blowing straight across Lake Alexandrina. Like most South Australian regions, the heat will kick in when the wind comes down from the north in summer, but there are intermittent and not as constant as they are up north in the Barossa. Soils are deep, sandy loams, regularly flooded in winter by diverting the nearby Bremer River into the vineyards. This all adds up to vigorous vines with generous

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Cabernet Sauvignon
Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon is unmistakably one of the world's most recognised red wine varieties. It is produced in most major wine growing regions across the world, from the banks of the Gironde in France to Lebanon's Beqaa Valley, to the valleys of California where it overtook the Zinfandel variety on it's rise to glory.

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