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Lloyd Brothers The Winery Door Classico Blend 2018

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A juicy McLaren Vale blend of mediterranean varieties. Soft, juicy and savoury, with spice, red and black fruits and super fine tannins to finish.
Lloyd Brothers The Winery Door Classico Blend
Wine Specs
Variety
Grenache, Touriga, Tempranillo
Vintage
2018
Winemaker
Ross Durbridge
Body
Medium
Sweetness
Dry
Drinking Window
Now - 2028
Alcohol %
14.5
Closure
Screwcap
Size
750 mL
Biodynamic
No
Brother owners, David and Matthew Lloyd are 3rd gen. McLaren Vale vignerons. They have vines in both the Adelaide Hills and McLaren Vale, with the Vale plantings situated in the much lionized Seaview sub-district which consistently produces some of the McLaren Vale’s finest fruit.
McLaren Vale, SA

Region

McLaren Vale, SA

Less than 40km south of Adelaide, McLaren Vale is another one of South Australia's renowne ...
Less than 40km south of Adelaide, McLaren Vale is another one of South Australia's renowned Shiraz producers, accounting for roughly 50% of grapes crushed annually. The climate is markedly different from the Barossa, being much more Mediterranean with four clear seasons and higher rainfalls. McLaren Vale reds reflect this, showing deep complexity and power along with the ability to cellar for decades. While Shiraz grabs the most attention, chocolate-rich Cabernet Sauvignons, Chardonnays and Viogniers are worth sampling. The climate is influenced by ocean breezes coming in from the Gulf of St. Vincent to the west and the altitude of the Sellicks Hill ... Read Full Article
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McLaren Vale, SA
McLaren Vale, SA

Less than 40km south of Adelaide, McLaren Vale is another one of South Australia's renowned Shiraz producers, accounting for roughly 50% of grapes crushed annually. The climate is markedly different from the Barossa, being much more Mediterranean with four clear seasons and higher rainfalls. McLaren Vale reds reflect this, showing deep complexity and power along with the ability to cellar for decades. While Shiraz grabs the most attention, chocolate-rich Cabernet Sauvignons, Chardonnays and Viogniers are worth sampling.

The climate is influenced by ocean breezes coming in from the Gulf of St. Vincent to the west and the altitude of the Sellicks Hill Range to the south. Soil type is varied, ranging from red-brown loam and sand to dark clay and the often-mentioned terra rosa. A misspell of the Italian phrase "terra rossa" (meaning "red soil"), this ruddy-red stuff is left behind when limestone breaks down, and any viticulturist will tell you it's great stuff to grow vines in due

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