LONGHORN PEAK 2021
A PLUSH, FRUITY BLEND OF SHIRAZ AND CABERNET SAUVIGNON, WITH FRAGRANT, LIFTED AROMAS THAT SHOW DISTINCTIVE LANGHORNE CREEK CHARACTER. BURSTING WITH JUICY MULBERRY, BLACK CHERRY & BLACKBERRY, WITH A TOUCH OF CABERNET LEAFINESS, A TELLTALE HINT OF REGIONAL EUCALYPT, AND A SOFT LINGERING FINISH.
Sourced from Liz and Guy Adams’ celebrated Metala Vineyard, this blend of Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon showcases the soft, plush, fragrant fruit on which the region has built its name.
VINEYARD SOURCE: Sourced from Liz and Guy Adams’ celebrated Metala Vineyard in Langhorne Creek, South Australia.
GRAPE VARIETY: 65% Shiraz | 35% Cabernet Sauvignon
WINEMAKING: Gentle handling during fermentation on skins for optimum extraction of flavour, and soft, balanced tannins. Minimal oak influence has allowed for full expression of regional character.
WINE ANALYSIS: Alc/Vol: 14.5% | Acidity: 6.8 g/L | pH: 3.47
PEAK DRINKING: Enjoyable on release or will gain further complexity with careful short-term cellaring.
FOOD MATCH: Great with barbecued meats and veggies, roast lamb with mint sauce, spaghetti Bolognese, or roast vegetable pizza.
COLOUR: Rich purple with crimson hues.
NOSE: Fragrant, lifted aromas show distinctive Langhorne Creek character, with juicy mulberry, black cherry and blackberry, a touch of Cabernet leafiness and a telltale hint of regional eucalypt.
PALATE: A fruit focused wine with a soft, plush mouthfeel and a fine tannin finish with lingering, mouthwatering flavour.