Langhorne Creek

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Langhorne Creek
Latitude
Altitude
30m
Growing Season Rainfall
140mm
Mean January Temperature
19.9°C
Harvest
End February to late April
Wineries
26
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Cracka Rating 0

About Langhorne Creek

Langhorne Creek lies on the ancient floodplain of the Bremer River. Not far from the township of Strathalbyn, it is one of five distinct regions that make up the Fleurieu. Fertile alluvial soils and a temperate climate are the key to soft, mouth-watering reds with wonderful approachability and the capacity to age. Varietal cabernet sauvignon smacks of red currant and mint, while juicy shiraz is earthy and generous. These are supple wines that provide a valuable softening component in multi-regional blends. A typical Langhorne Creek blend combines shiraz and cabernet with plummy merlot or malbec. Tropical Verdelho and wood matured fortified wines are also traditional. Pioneered by Frank Potts in the 1860s, early Langhorne Creek vineyards are steeped in history. Now comprising 6,500 ha, sweeping expanses of high yielding vines are managed by flood irrigation and modern mechanisation systems. Warm weather gives richness and flavour tempered by southerly ocean winds over Lake Alexandrina. Small local estates and family cellar doors have been joined by large corporate holdings in recent years.

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2012 Metala White Label Shiraz Cabernet

2012 Metala White Label Shiraz Cabernet

This might be the best vintage of Metala's classic White Label Shiraz Cabernet in years. The perfect growing conditions of 2012 meant that this was harvested at exactly the right time, making for a surprisingly balanced wine with that wonderful La...

Cracka rating100
Region: Langhorne Creek
2012 Wolf Blass Grey Label Cabernet Shiraz

2012 Wolf Blass Grey Label Cabernet Shiraz

Smells of dark, brooding fruits, fruitcake, mocha and mint leap out of the glass to wrestle the nostrils, meanwhile the palate is rich and lush at 15% alcohol, with a solid core of black cherries and plums, some very generous chocolate and cedar o...

Cracka rating80
Region: Langhorne Creek
2013 Heartland Spice Trader Shiraz Cabernet

2013 Heartland Spice Trader Shiraz Cabernet

From winemaking star Ben Glaetzer comes this not one but duel Trophy Winning classic Australian blend - Heartland's Spice Trader Shiraz Cabernet. It is a big and bold South Australian red with lashing of sweet blackberry fruit with a Cabernet powe...

Cracka rating100
Region: Langhorne Creek
2012 Heartland Cabernet Sauvignon

2012 Heartland Cabernet Sauvignon

The Heartland in question may well refer to Langhorne Creek known by many as the engine room of South Australia as grapes from the region are used in so many classic reds. This wine is brought to life by a passionate bunch of wine industry profess...

Cracka rating80
Region: Langhorne Creek
2012 Flemings '3 Dragons' Langhorne Creek Cabernet Sauvignon

2012 Flemings '3 Dragons' Langhorne Creek Cabernet Sauvignon

Here we have a fuller-bodied style of shiraz out of Langhorne Creek from an excellent South Australian vintage. There's lots of dark berries and plums on the nose, with whiffs of mocha and mint joining the party. The palate is quite rich and fruit...

Cracka rating70
Region: Langhorne Creek
2012 Lake Breeze Bernoota Shiraz Cabernet

2012 Lake Breeze Bernoota Shiraz Cabernet

The great Australian blend of Shiraz and Cabernet is in good hands with the good people at Lake Breeze as winemaker Greg Follett steers this historic family owned winery onto commercial success. The Bernoota is one of the best examples of this ble...

Cracka rating80
Region: Langhorne Creek
2012 Bleasdale Frank Potts Cabernet Blend

2012 Bleasdale Frank Potts Cabernet Blend

Here we have a killer 'cabernet and friends' blend that truly over-delivers. Medium-bodied in style, aromas of dark berries, anise, earthiness and hints of mint adorn the nose and tempt the senses. This theme is continued on the palate where it is...

Cracka rating100
Region: Langhorne Creek
2013 Heartland Shiraz

2013 Heartland Shiraz

The Heartland brand comes from a passionate bunch of wine industry individuals with a shared mission to bring the people excellent wines from the Limestone Coast and Langhorne Creek. This is a pure and generous expression of Shiraz with masses of ...

Cracka rating80
Region: Langhorne Creek
2009 Lake Breeze Arthur's Reserve Cabernet Blend

2009 Lake Breeze Arthur's Reserve Cabernet Blend

Anyone would be honoured to have a wine like this named after them, as it’s a scintillating blend of Cabernet, Petit Verdot and Malbec. Like liquid gold, this wine exhibits blackcurrant and violet aromas with a hint of mint. It’s balanced and long...

Cracka rating100
Region: Langhorne Creek
2004 Casa Freschi La Signora

2004 Casa Freschi La Signora

La Signora is our nebbiolo based cuvee grown at our Langhorne Creek vineyard. It is an elegant and enchanting wine with a beguiling perfume and silky texture that sits on a bed of beautifully fine, full savoury tannins.   Parcels exhibiting e...

Cracka rating0
Region: Langhorne Creek
2012 Lake Breeze Cabernet Sauvignon

2012 Lake Breeze Cabernet Sauvignon

It’s one of the most famous winery names in Langhorne Creek and it consistently produces one of the regions finest reds, this one has managed to swag three gold medals and continues to improve in the bottle. Expect a regional hit of mint and black...

Cracka rating90
Region: Langhorne Creek
2012 Heartland Pinot Gris

2012 Heartland Pinot Gris

Wines made with heart and from the land, put them together and you get Heartland wines made by a collective of South Australian identities but headed by star winemaker Ben Glaetzer. This Gris is nicely rounded in texture and mouthfeel, as well as ...

Cracka rating70
Region: Langhorne Creek
2010 Formby & Adams Leading Horse Cabernet Sauvignon

2010 Formby & Adams Leading Horse Cabernet Sauvignon

What's the old saying - "You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make it drink." Well, maybe that's because he wasn't offered this bright, dark-fruited cab sav! Fleshy black berries decorate the nose, along with whiffs of toastiness and a spr...

Cracka rating70
Region: Langhorne Creek
2012 Bullant Shiraz

2012 Bullant Shiraz

Made by Lake Breeze, the success story of Langhorne Creek, the Bullant range is named after the bullants that are known to harass vineyard workers. This fresh and approachable red is designed to be drunk in its youth with vibrant fruit flavours, w...

Cracka rating80
Region: Langhorne Creek
2013 Bleasdale Bremerview Shiraz

2013 Bleasdale Bremerview Shiraz

Rich concentrated Langhorne Creek signature fruit with spicy berry aromas and a rich fruitcake character. The palate is dense with generous berried fruit and some subtle oak. It will pair brilliantly with barbecued meats.

Cracka rating80
Region: Langhorne Creek
2009 Bullant Chardonnay

2009 Bullant Chardonnay

Everyone needs a reliable white in the fridge and here’s a Chardonnay that will hit the refreshment meter every time. It’s the perfect example of the crowd pleaser on the table that people can’t wait to get in their glasses. A fruit dominant style...

Cracka rating80
Region: Langhorne Creek
NV Bleasdale Sparkling Shiraz

NV Bleasdale Sparkling Shiraz

People always think you have to wait till Christmas to open Sparkling Shiraz, but you’ll be hard pressed to wait for the weekend before opening this. Bleasdale are famed for their sumptuous Sparkling Shiraz that’s stacked with bags of berried effe...

Cracka rating90
Region: Langhorne Creek
2006 Casa Freschi La Signora

2006 Casa Freschi La Signora

La Signora is our nebbiolo based cuvee grown at our Langhorne Creek vineyard. It is an elegant and enchanting wine with a beguiling perfume and silky texture that sits on a bed of beautifully fine, full savoury tannins.  Parcels exhibiting ex...

Cracka rating0
Region: Langhorne Creek
2006 Casa Freschi Profondo

2006 Casa Freschi Profondo

The resultant wine is deep in colour, with a complex nose of blackcurrant, earth, dried herbs and spice. The palate is rich in flavour and texture, with full silky tannins and a long, savoury finish.

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Region: Langhorne Creek
2014 Hand Crafted by Geoff Hardy Graciano

2014 Hand Crafted by Geoff Hardy Graciano

Graciano is a cheeky, less well known red grape that hails from Rioja in Spain. In Langhorne Creek however - where the grapes where this particular wine are grown - Graciano ends up as a big and bold, meaty wine that is full of chunky red fruit po...

Cracka rating70
Region: Langhorne Creek