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Lake Breeze Arthur's Reserve Cabernet Malbec 2013

Lake Breeze Arthur's Reserve Cabernet Malbec 2013

This stylish wine is a tribute to Arthur Follett, who planted the first vines on the family property in the 1880's. A blend of 86% Cabernet, 9% Malbec and 5% Petit Verdot, this wine is truly handcrafted from the vineyard through to the finished product. The grapes were carefully selected from 40-50 year old vines from our family vineyard on the famous Langhorne Creek flood plain. Small open fermenters were used with maceration times varying from 8-12 days. The wine was then aged in 100% French Oak for 21 months with only the best barrels of the vintage chosen for the final blend, which remained unfined and unfiltered. The resultant wine shows classic blackcurrant aromas with violets, mint and savoury characters. The palate has great depth and silkiness and shows wonderful intensity and length of flavour. With correct cellaring this wine will drink beautifully over the next 15-20 years.

"94 points"
"An old-school but really good school feel to this wine, offering blue fruits, gum leaf, briar and cedary wood characters, but all the while meshed in a seamless sync of flavours and aromas.  It's generous in the palate set around dusty tannins and a lingering, spicy-herbal finish.  A touch of majesty here."
Mike Bennie, WBM, March/April 2017

"95 points"
Halliday Wine Companion 2017

2 Trophies
Sydney Royal Wine Show 2016
Langhorne Creek Wine Show 2016

5 Gold Medals
Australian Small Winemakers Show 2016 
Royal Melbourne Wine Show 2016
Langhorne Creek Wine Show 2016
Royal Adelaide Wine Show 2016 
Sydney Royal Wine Show 2016

Type Red Wine
Varietal(s) Cabernet Sauvignon Malbec Petit Verdot
Country Australia
Region Langhorne Creek
Brand Lake Breeze
Vintage 2013
Buy 12 or more wines in a straight or mixed case for a 5% discount. And, freight is FREE on purchases over $250.
$46.99

In a mixed or straight case: $44.64

SKU JHLLBARTHUR13



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