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Liebich Leveret Shiraz 2015

What is a Leveret you may ask?

It is the French term for a baby hare, which narrowly escapes being run over by the tractor from row to row. Ron chose the name back in 1999 after seeing our Cairn Terrier chase many a hare amongst the vines.

We are proud to present the 2015 Leveret Shiraz. Lovers of rich and juicy Barossa Shiraz won’t be disappointed.

This single vineyard Barossa Shiraz was grown on 25 year old vines in the eastern foothills of Rowland Flat, where heavier red brown black soils predominate. The 2015 vintage was excellent yielding perfectly ripened fruit which produced a full-flavour, well-balanced and elegant style red.

Traditional techniques of hand plunging, basket-pressing and bottling without fining or filtration, all help to preserve the essence of fruit. Maturation for 24 months in seasoned American and French oak has delivered a complex wine with fruit-forward flavours, subtle oak influence and well-integrated tannins.

Enjoy now and for at least 10 years, particularly with red meats and richly flavoured foods. This wine was bottled in screw cap to immortalise the magnificent flavours beyond the life span of cork.

2012 Leveret Shz bottle

 

Taste Notes: Black inky colour. Bouquet of ripe dark berries, cherries, chocolate and vanilla spice. Medium-full bodied with good acid structure, fine tannins, excellent fruit length, and a smooth silky finish.

Alc. Vol. 15.5%

Vegan friendly

RRP: $28.00/bottle

Case: $303/12 bottles (save $33)

Previous Vintages: 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014

 

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Recipe: Chocolate Drunken Fruit Truffles

 

These quick and easy fruity truffles are delightful to share with loved ones over a cup of tea or coffee. Serve with aged Grand Tawny Port or Classic Muscat for the complete indulgent experience. Perfect to make as gifts for a special occasion.

We have a preference for dark chocolate, but feel free to substitute with milk chocolate or use dairy-free chocolate and cake to make them suitable for vegan diets.

 

 

Prep 20 mins ∙ Standing Time 1 hour ∙ Makes 24 ∙ Difficulty Easy

Ingredients

  • 1 cup dried fruit, chopped
  • 2 tbsp. orange zest, finely grated
  • ¼ cup fortified wine
  • 125g dark chocolate, coarsely chopped
  • 250g (2½ cups) cake crumbs
  • ¼ cup desiccated coconut

Method

  • Put dried fruit in a bowl with some boiled water for 10-15 minutes then strain.
  • Mix fruit, orange zest and fortified wine of your choice.
  • Melt chocolate pieces using a double boiler or microwave in a glass bowl.
  • Add melted chocolate and cake crumbs to the fruit mixture and mix well.
  • Place coconut into a shallow bowl ready for coating truffles.
  • Roll mixture into small even balls with your hands, then roll each ball in coconut.
  • Keep in fridge or freezer until ready to use.
  • Devour!
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Ron’s Selection Old Vine Shiraz 2010

Old Vine Shiraz is produced from predominantly low yielding 48 year old vines growing in the southern end of Barossa Valley. Maturation for three years in old French barriques delivers a well-rounded flavoursome wine not overwhelmed by oaky characteristics. Traditional techniques of hand plunging, basket-pressing and bottling without fining or filtration, all help to preserve the essence of fruit.

Intensely ripe offering plum and pepper flavours, excellent fruit length, and richly textured palate in complete harmony with the oak.

Ron’s Selection label wines are from a series of small batch wines produced when winemaker, Ron Liebich, has the opportunity to make use of different grape varieties or fruit parcels from different vineyards. Old Vine Shiraz is an ever popular wine when it is part of the Liebichwein range.

Taste Notes: A full-bodied Shiraz full of dark plum, cherry and pepper flavours with a richly textured palate and excellent fruit length. Perfect for everyday drinking with a hearty meal or will reward long term cellaring 10-15 years.

15.5 % alc/vol

Vegan friendly

LIMITED STOCK – 100 dozen cartons

RRP: $32.00/bottle

Case: $345/12 bottles (save $39)

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