Peter Lehmann `Portrait` Shiraz 2012 (6 x 750mL), Barossa, SA.

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Overview

Portrait Shiraz represents the heart of Barossa. Fruit from more than 60 growers across the breadth of the region make up the final blend, affording consistency to the original Peter Lehmann style: robust and generous.

Several of these vineyards are more than 100 years old. Yet age alone doesn’t make a great wine – it is how the vineyard is managed. The winemakers and growers work together year round to “grow better wine.”

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

Winery Tasting Notes

Colour

The outstanding 2012 vintage has produced a shiraz with deep colour.

Aroma

The wine has a bouquet of dark plums and chocolate.

Palate

This is a full bodied wine with soft, velvet tannins and a long finish.

Cellaring

While drinking beautifully now it can be cellared with confidence for another 5-10 years if so desired.

Food Matching

Try it with a good steak, barbecued quail, roast beef or a tasty Cheddar.

Vintage
2012
Region
SA - Barossa
Grape Style
Shiraz / Syrah
Closure Type
Screwcap 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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