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Vintage Longbottom Adelaide Hills H Pinot Syrah 2021

Special Price $25.00 Regular Price $28.00
A light to medium bodied, zippy, red fruited blend with lots going on. Cherries, rhubarb, plum, rosehip, cherry pip and more. Refreshing and engaging.
Vintage Longbottom Adelaide Hills H Pinot Syrah
Wine Specs
Variety
Pinot Noir, Shiraz
Vintage
2021
Winemaker
Matt Wenk
Body
Medium
Sweetness
Dry
Drinking Window
Now - 2029
Alcohol %
13.3
Closure
Screwcap
Size
750 mL
Biodynamic
No
Vintage Longbottom is the extension of the Henry’s Drive brand owned and run by Kim and Margo Longbottom. With substantial exports, esp into the USA, Henry’s Drive is nonetheless close to a household name in OZ. Fruit for these wines now comes from McLaren Vale. The Longbottom wines reflect the elegance of the Adelaide Hills.
Adelaide Hills, SA

Region

Adelaide Hills, SA

Considerably cooler than the surrounding plains, the hills are washed in rain during winte ...
Considerably cooler than the surrounding plains, the hills are washed in rain during winter months, and the peaks wrapped in fog. It is considered a high rainfall region compared to other Australian regions, but outside of winter the climate is warm and dry. Night time temperatures are the feature - notably cooler than the day when the sun sets. Worth noting is how the average rainfall increases the higher you go, with Mount Lofty picking up 1400mm on the old splash-o-meter compared to 850mm just 10K down the road in Charleston. This range of moisture and altitudes results in a variety of soils, but in general are sand and clay loam over clay subsoils. ... Read Full Article
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Adelaide Hills, SA
Adelaide Hills, SA

Considerably cooler than the surrounding plains, the hills are washed in rain during winter months, and the peaks wrapped in fog. It is considered a high rainfall region compared to other Australian regions, but outside of winter the climate is warm and dry. Night time temperatures are the feature - notably cooler than the day when the sun sets. Worth noting is how the average rainfall increases the higher you go, with Mount Lofty picking up 1400mm on the old splash-o-meter compared to 850mm just 10K down the road in Charleston. This range of moisture and altitudes results in a variety of soils, but in general are sand and clay loam over clay subsoils. A bit of shale and ironstone can be found, and the soil is acidic on average and rarely acidic.

The combination of climate and soil lends to superb cool-weather whites like Riesling (if you watch for mould), Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Noir and crisp Chardonnays. Merlot, Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon can also be found, with the grapes maturing

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