Peter Lehmann `Stonewell` Shiraz 2004 (6 x 750mL), Barossa, SA.

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Overview

The ultimate Peter Lehmann Wines expression of Barossa Shiraz. Stonewell is an internationally acclaimed Shiraz made from the finest, most concentrated fruit of each vintage. Stonewell Shiraz is marked by intense flavour, strength, opulence, a velvety finish and remarkable longevity.

Region:
SA - Barossa
State:
South Australia
Country:
Australia

Winery Tasting Notes

Colour

Dense black centre with a deep garnet rim.

Aroma

The nose shows lashings of dark plums and chocolate with hints of mint.

Palate

A wine a great dignity, its structure is superbly taut, with intense depth of fruit reined in by the firm tannins. As befits a wine made in strictly limited quantities, this is a wine for posterity and may be cellared with confidence.

Vintage Condition

The 2004 vintage is held in high regard in the Barossa, giving red and white wines of excellent regional and varietal character.

Wine Background

The story of Stonewell Shiraz began in 1987 when Peter Lehmann decided to make a special Shiraz - a wine of immense intensity and muscularity that would demand time in the barrel and bottle before release. The wine was named ‘Stonewell’ after the district that he believed best showed the characters admired most in Barossa Shiraz.

Medals & Trophies

Silver Medal, Sydney Wine Show 2006

Silver Medal, Hobart Wine Show 2007

Silver Medal, International Wine & Spirit Competition 2008

Silver Medal, Barossa Wine Show 2009

Vintage
2004
Region
SA - Barossa
Grape Style
Shiraz / Syrah
Closure Type
Cork closure
Alcohol
14.5%

Winery Profile

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In the face of a serious overproduction of grapes and the real possibility of growers facing financial ruin, Peter Lehmann found some investment partners, established a consortium and built the Peter Lehmann Wines winery. It was 1979.The first vintage was processed in 1980 and in 1982 the winery was formally named Peter Lehmann Wines. From then on, its wines have been marketed under the Peter Lehmann Wines label.

As an experienced winemaker, Peter Lehmann was all too aware of the challenges facing a young winery in a competitive market. Growth was well planned, slow and steady.

Initially, the winery facility was built to process fruit purchased from the local growers. Carefully and strategically, the Peter Lehmann Wines operation moved on from the bulk wine market to become a producer of premium bottled wines with a well-deserved international reputation.

As well as purchasing grapes from about 185 local independent growers, Peter Lehmann Wines has its own vineyards, which produce about 2% of its requirements.The famous Barossa wine region is a little over an hour by car north of Adelaide, South Australia’s capital. The Barossa comprises two regions, the Barossa Valley and Eden Valley, and these regions encompass a myriad of sub-districts.

The care and consideration which Peter Lehmann Wines brings to the selection of grapes enable the winery to produce a wide range of distinctive, award-winning and internationally acclaimed wines.

Our wines are created from grapes purchased from about 165 carefully selected independent growers as well as grapes grown in the four company-owned vineyards. Many of our growers’ families have worked the same vineyards for five and, in some cases, six generations. These Barossa vignerons tend to around 900 individual vineyards that run the gamut of the Barossa, through Lyndoch, Vine Vale, Light Pass, Stonewell, Greenock, Ebenezer and the Eden Valley.

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