Grape Variety: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
Region: South Australia
Appellation: Barossa Valley
Soil: Ranges from Biscay (black cracking clay) to red clay over Limestone
Ageing/Maturation: 24 months in 25% new and 75% seasoned French Oak
Cellar Potential: 2016–2026
Sweetness: 2.4 g/L
Langmeil Blacksmith Cabernet Sauvignon 2015
The colour is medium to deep crimson with purple hues. Lifted blueberries, blackcurrants, mint and black olive dominate the aroma with cedar and hints of sweet spice adding to the complexity. Bright and juicy berry fruits coat the palate and mingle with brambly spice, hints of black olive and anise. Medium to full bodied with velvety, fine, grape and oak tannins adding to the structure and flow onto the long, fruity and spicy finish.
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. Our Cabernet Sauvignon, the unsung hero of Barossa wine, has been matured for almost two years, achieving the structure, depth and balance expected from this premium Australian grape growing region.