Lake Breeze Arthur's Reserve 2013


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One Case ( 6 Bottles ): £183.78

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Country - Australia

Region - South Australia

Grape Varieties - Cabernet Sauvignon 86%, Petit Verdot 9%, Malbec 5%

Alcohol by volume - 14%

Bottle - 75cl

Producer - Lake Breeze

Tasting notes - A blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec and Petit Verdot, this is crafted from some of the finest hand picked fruit from the Lake Breeze vineyards. An award-winning voluptous red blend of spice, eucalyptus with gentle hints of violets - great longevity ahead as the soft black and blueberry fruit develops more briary and earthy undertones.

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A voluptuous and intense red blend of spice, eucalypt,
gentle hints of violet and dark chocolate.
Producer Note
Lake Breeze is located in Langhorne Creek, South Australia, where the Follett family
has been farming grapes since the 1880s. The estate is situated on the banks of Lake
Alexandrina and the vineyard benefits from the 'lake breeze'. Winemaker Greg Follett
was brought up on the farm but left to study winemaking at Roseworthy before
heading to make wine in California and France. He returned to his roots and in 1987
started making wine exclusively from the best 30 per cent of his old vine fruit. He
rapidly built an enviable reputation for consistently producing outstanding wines and
Lake Breeze is now one of the most awarded boutique wineries in Australia.
Vineyard
This stylish wine is a tribute to Arthur Follett, who planted the first vines on the family
property in the 1880’s. The grapes for the Arthur's Reserve were carefully selected
from 40 to 50 year old vines from the family vineyard on the famous Langhorne Creek
flood plain. This dry region, situated at the bottom of the Murray River, is irrigated by
a weir floodgate system, and when flooded it has been known for a canoeist to be
spotted among the vineyards! The vineyards are surrounded by striking, historically
important gum trees that still bear the holes that were once dug out by the
Aboriginal Australians to carve into canoes to sail up the river.
Winemaking
Small open fermenters were used with maceration times varying from eight to 12
days. The wine was then aged in 100% French Oak for 20 months, with only the best
barrels of the vintage chosen for the final blend, which remained unfined and
unfiltered.
Tasting Note
A blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec and Petit Verdot, this is crafted from some
of the finest hand picked fruit from the Lake Breeze vineyards. An award-winning
voluptous red blend of spice, eucalyptus with gentle hints of violets - great longevity
ahead as the soft black and blueberry fruit develops more briary and earthy
undertones.
Serving Suggestion
Pairs wonderfully with a braised lamb shank and entrecôte.
Grape
Cabernet Sauvignon 86%, Petit Verdot 9%, Malbec 5%

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Vintage
2013
Bottle Size
75cl
Case Size
6 Bottles
Region
South Australia

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Lake Breeze Arthur's Reserve 2013

Country - Australia

Region - South Australia

Grape Varieties - Cabernet Sauvignon 86%, Petit Verdot 9%, Malbec 5%

Alcohol by volume - 14%

Bottle - 75cl

Producer - Lake Breeze

Tasting notes - A blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec and Petit Verdot, this is crafted from some of the finest hand picked fruit from the Lake Breeze vineyards. An award-winning voluptous red blend of spice, eucalyptus with gentle hints of violets - great longevity ahead as the soft black and blueberry fruit develops more briary and earthy undertones.

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