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LOU MIRANDA ESTATE "LEONE" - Sparkling Shiraz - Barossa Valley - Australia

LOU MIRANDA ESTATE "LEONE" - Sparkling Shiraz - Barossa Valley - Australia

Medium to full crimson with purple hues and a persistent mousse. Rich Red Berry fruits with Shiraz spice. Delicate fruits of the forest with subtle hints of mulberry and cherry, rolling into a full complex flavoured palate with a touch of oak and soft balanced tannic finish. Our Leone ‘Special Selection’ Sparkling Shiraz has a light gas bead and a rich full flavour. It can be served as an aperitif, with your favourite cheese or alternatively can be drunk on any occasion.

Vintage in image may vary. Refer to wine facts for current vintage.

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VINEYARD

Making wine has been a passion that has passed through three generations of Miranda. We are proud to introduce the family’s premium quality wines, Leone. The name comes from our Nonna, Caterina Leone and means Lion in Italian. We see it as our way of honouring the family tradition

Our Vineyards vary from 25 years old to 120 years old. The vineyards range from sandy soil to clay soil.

Wine facts

Total Production:

Approx 20,000 cases (include Super premium range)

Winemakers:

Janelle Zerk

Producer:

Lou Miranda Estate

Variant:

750 ml

Average Age of Vines:

25 - Leone range only, Super premium range average age is 110

Average Vineyard Altitude:

294 meters

Density:

1,600-2,000/ha

Sustainably Farmed:

We have a vineyard manager that keeps our vineyard in prestine condition, throughout the year we do mulching / zero tillage to minimise erosion / cover crops all to ensure highest quality soil in maintained. We hand prune every year aswell.

Harvest Method:

Hand and machine harvest

Sorting:

Yes in vineyard

Fermentation and Maceration:

Fermentation for 7 days on skin

Malolactic Fermentation:

Malolactic fermentation in barrels

Aging:

18 months

Alcohol:

13%

Vintage:

TBC

Country:

AUSTRALIA

Region:

Barossa Valley

Grape Varietal:

Sparkling Shiraz

SKU:

CH09

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