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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...
Medium to deep crimson with purple hues. Rich, dark fruits of boysenberries and black currants dominate the aroma with lovely hints of Anzac cookies to really get the mouth watering. Luscious, ripe and bright fruits coat the palate and mingle with brambly spice, hints of liquorice and velvety, fine tannins which flow onto the long and fruitful finish.
The Barossa Valley received only half of its average rainfall betweenJuly 2012 and March 2013 creating a very stressful environment for grape growing,especially for dry grown vineyards like the Freedom which yielded less than one tonne per acre.The low yields ripened early and quickly so vintage kicked off two weeks early, with a mad rush to keep ahead of rapidly rising sugar levels. A large percentage of our harvest was completed.
In 1842, a 32 year old Blacksmith, Christian Auricht, arrived from Prussia with his wife and four children. He settled in the new hamlet of Langmeil and built a blacksmith shop, around which grew the trading area of the village and provides the aesthetics for the winery to this day. The artisan of iron has now made way for the new craftsman who has blended the oldest of Barossa traditions to forge this spectacular wine.
- 92 Points -
- Editor's Choice -
The 2014 vintage was slightly cooler than 2013 in the Barossa, which bodes well for Cabernet. This shows aromatic red currants, bay leaf and sage on the nose, then folds in hints of cinnamon and brown sugar. The oak is in the background, letting the fruit carry the wine, yet building in a rich, velvety texture.See detailed press review
- 91 Points -
A lighter shade of warm climate cabernet, vivid of currant and leafy varietal personality and slung across edgy, fibrous tannins...The overall package is of eminent drinkability, especially in the context.See detailed press review