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Leconfield Coonawarra Cabernet Merlot 2018

Special Price $22.00 Regular Price $28.00
Chocolate and mint here, along with blackcurrants and plum. It is medium bodied but packed with flavors of plum and dark chocolate and finishes with plenty of silky, fine grained tannins. It’s shy but welcoming to begin with and definitely worth decanting.
Leconfield Coonawarra Cabernet Merlot
Wine Specs
Variety
Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
Region
Coonawarra, SA
Vintage
2018
Winery
Leconfield
Winemaker
Paul Gordon
Body
Medium
Sweetness
Dry
Drinking Window
Now - 2028
Alcohol %
14
Closure
Screwcap
Size
750 mL
Biodynamic
No
Organic
No
Vegan Friendly
Yes
Planted in the renowned terra rossa soil of the Coonawarra, Leconfield's Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot vineyards range from 20 to 40 years of age and benefit from a climate very similar to the Bordeaux region in France. Both vineyards regularly produce stunning fruit, no surprise that their straight Cab and Merlots regularly win gold medals, trophies and pick up big scores…
Coonawarra, SA

Region

Coonawarra, SA

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Variety

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Leconfield

Winery

Leconfield

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Coonawarra, SA
Coonawarra, SA

If there is one combination to look for when browsing for a good medium-bodied red, Coonawarra, terra rosa and Cabernet Sauvignon is always a winner. Far down the line from Adelaide (about 390km southeast, a grape's throw from the border of Victoria), the name is Aboriginal for "honeysuckle", yet reds from the region are more known for flavours of plum and blackcurrant.

The Coonawarra vineyard region is sparse, running along a thin 2km-wide ridge elevating it above surrounding swamp. World-renowned, this 15km stretch of red soil is so unique, it's worth looking it up on google maps and switching to satellite view to see how it is farmed. See that strip of green north of Penola? That's it, and notice the big spread of nothing around it? The Coonawarra is a very special place. Laying on an old ridge of limestone, the fields have superb drainage, allowing the vines to flourish without the dampness at night that can ruin a good crop. Very similar in climate to the Bordeaux region

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Leconfield
Leconfield

Region: Coonawarra
Proprieter: Dr Richard Hamilton
Established: 1974
Address:
Riddoch Highway
Coonawarra
South Australia, 5263

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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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