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2015 LANGMEIL Shiraz Hangin' Snakes

LANGMEIL Shiraz Hangin' Snakes 2015

24.00* CAD

$24.00* * Suggested retail price

  • 180 case(s) available

  • Portfolio
  • Portfolio
  • Trialto
  • Product code
  • Product code
  • 745810
  • Format
  • Format
  • 12x750ml
  • Listing type
  • Listing type
  • OpenRead more
  • Status
  • Status
  • AvailableRead more
  • Country
  • Country
  • Australia
  • Regulated designation
  • Regulated designation
  • Table wine
  • Region
  • Region
  • South Australia
  • Subregion
  • Subregion
  • Barossa, Barossa Valley
  • Varietal(s)
  • Varietal(s)
  • Shiraz 96 %
    Viognier 4 %
  • Alcohol Level
  • Alcohol Level
  • 14.5%
  • Color
  • Color
  • Red
  • Sugar
  • Sugar
  • Dry
  • Closure type
  • Closure type
  • Metal screw cap
  • Aging vessel type
  • Aging vessel type
  • Old American and French oak
  • Length of aging
  • Length of aging
  • 15 months
  • Total acidity
  • Total acidity
  • 6.13 g/l
  • PH
  • PH
  • 3.52
  • Aging potential
  • Aging potential
  • 7 years
  • About this winery

    Chief Winemaker Paul Lindner and Winemaker Tyson Bitter, aim to produce world class wines using Langmeil's own individual style while taking advantage of the distinctive hallmarks of the Barossa. Langmeil ensures that all vineyard sources offer variety as well as the highest quality. Techniques and Philosophies Paul has a passion for utilizing old world and new world technology, minimal handling and filtration techniques, to ensure the full potential of the fruit is captured, resulting in fruit...

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  • Tasting notes

    Crimson in colour with purple hues. A rich and lifted nose with aromas of violets, blueberry, raspberry and herbs. Medium-bodied palate with soft, juicy berry flavours and velvety tannins. A slightly sweet and briary spice balances the juicy fruit on the finish.

  • Viticultural notes

    Good winter rains and warmer temperatures in early spring brought about slightly earlier bud burst and excellent shoot growth. A lovely growing season with no crazy, stormy or very windy northerly weather to affect flowering resulted in a great fruit set across all varieties. However, the northern Barossa, and a few other seemingly random patches of vineyard, were hit by late frosts resulting in a huge loss for that sub region. After a quite chilly Christmas and New Year the warm and dry weather was upon us, perfect ripening weather. An early and fast vintage for the Barossa Valley had Langmeil at full fermentation capacity for three and a half weeks meaning 75% of the grape intake in less than a month! The later ripening varieties like Grenache and Mataro still took their time and of course Eden Valley Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon are always late – so vintage soon wound down to a leisurely pace ending in the middle of April. Overall 2015 was an excellent vintage with great flavour, colour and intensity across the board.

Press reviews

  • - 90 Points -

    August 2017

    Composed of 96% Shiraz and 4% Viognier, the 2015 Shiraz / Viognier Hangin' Snakes displays a deep garnet-purple color and a nose of fresh black currants and black cherries with hints of violets, Provence herbs, cloves and cinnamon stick. The black fruit and spices fill the medium-bodied palate, supported by soft, approachable tannins and just enough freshness, finishing long and perfumed.

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