Langmeil Spring Fever Chardonnay
WHY WE LOVE IT
- Life is for living and the season that epitomises this is spring! Awakening from a winter slumber, the first days of spring bring budburst and a renewed enthusiasm for fun and frivolity.
- Spring Fever brings out the best in everyone and is worthy of celebration with good friends and great food!
Varietal Composition: 100% Chardonnay
Elaboration: Spring Fever Chardonnay comes from 15-20 year old vines. The vineyard soil is red clay over limestone/sandy loam. The vines are double verticle trellised. It is light to medium straw in color and is unwooded.
Tasting Notes: A lifted and inviting bouquet where hints of peach and tropical fruit mingle with fresh cucumber, a touch of marzipan and yeasty creaminess. A fresh and fruity palate bursting with peach and citrus notes. Hints of tropical fruits, citrus zest, cucumber and a touch of minerality on the finish.
2019 – 90 Vinous
Langmeil is a blend of Barossa’s cultural beginnings and a family’s modern day commitment to world-class, old vine winemaking. Once a trading village established in 1842, this remarkable place is a captivating pocket of Australia’s wine and vine history that is a must when visiting the Barossa. Owned by the Lindner family, whose own mark on the Barossa spans six-generations of farming, food, community and wine, Langmeil is renowned for its preservation of old vines and the making of distinguished wines from these cherished sites.At the pinnacle of its winemaking is The Freedom 1843 Shiraz, made from what is understood to be the world’s oldest surviving shiraz vineyard believed planted in 1843 at the heart of this historical patch of Barossa earth.
At Langmeil, the Lindner family strives for excellence in both the vineyard and winery, to produce wines that sit amongst the world’s best at prices everyone can afford. The renowned Australian wine writer, James Halliday AM, in his Australian Wine Companion, rates Langmeil a ‘five red star’ winery. In 2014 Langmeil’s flagship wine, The Freedom 1843 Shiraz, joined the prestigious Langton’s Classification VI honor roll in the ‘excellent’ category. Today, Richard, Shirley, Paul and James continue to recognize the efforts of all who have helped shape Langmeil to become the world-class winery it is today.