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2019 Portrait Cabernet Sauvignon
2019 Portrait Cabernet Sauvignon
Size
750mL
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$20.00
/ 750ml
SKU: W19CSVPOR7AU6
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$120.00
/ Case of 6
 

Founded in 1979, Peter Lehmann Wines brings unmatched diversity, uniqueness and quality from more than 800 hand-tended vineyards across the length and breadth of all 14 Barossa sub-regions. The quality of Peter Lehmann Wines are a testament to our relationships, allowing us access to the region’s finest grapes.

Hill & Valley wines showcase the great diversity of the regions surrounding our winery from the cooler Adelaide Hills, to the elevated Eden Valley vineyards, to those situated on the Barossa Valley floor. Sensitive winemaking techniques allow the wines to express a sense of place and character.


Wine Profile
Winemaker Notes
Grapes were picked in the cool of the night and crushed immediately into stainless steel fermenters for 7-10 days. After pressing off skins, the wine was then matured in new and older French & American oak hogsheads for 15 months prior to bottling and release.
Production
With winter of 2018 seeing only 77% of the long term average rainfall it was expected that 2019 vintage would see lower yields. However, significant frost events soon after budburst in late September and again in early November caused widespread damage across the region, with many losing more than 50% of their potential crop. The growing season remained extremely dry with a late November hailstorm adding to the list of challenges. After a very warm January, February and March settled towards average temperatures and remained dry. The small crops were nearly all harvested by the end of March, one of the earliest vintages on record. Whilst yields were very low, the quality of 2019 reds is exceptional with super intense colour and flavour being characteristic of the vintage.
Wine Analysis
Vintage
2019
Varietal
Cabernet Sauvignon
Alcohol %
14.5
Region
Barossa