Langmeil Three Gardens GSM 2008

Rhone Red Blends from Barossa Valley, Australia

Price: $19.00 $15.97
Save $3.03 (16%)
Item No. 105615
  • WS89
Style: Smooth & Supple

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

Alcohol By Volume: 14.5%

Alcohol By Volume Guide

  • 10%
  • 16+%
Most wine ranges from 10-16% alcohol by volume. Some varietals tend to have higher (for example Zinfandel and Cabernet Sauvignon) or lower alcohol levels (Pinot Noir and many white varietals), but there is always some variation from producer to producer. Some wine falls outside of this range, for instance Port weighs in closer to 20%, while Muscat and Riesling are usually a bit below 10%.
Ratings Pedigree:

Winemaker's Notes

Shiraz (45%), Grenache (40%) and Mourvédre (15%) have been planted in the Barossa since the 1840's. Aged in seasoned American (60%) and French (40%) oak. The wine displays a medium depth crimson color with purple hues. The aromas are of juicy Satsuma plums, blueberry and dark cherries, they leap out of the glass with hints of vanilla and earthiness. The palate is well-balanced and full-bodied flowing with briar berries and spice. The finish has good length, velvety tannins and a slight savory note. Pair with grilled meat, peppered steaks, burgers topped with mushrooms and gruyere cheese, or slowly braised Lamb shanks.

Peak drinking will be from 2010 – 2017.

Critical Acclaim

"Rich, silky-smooth and round, delivering a generous wave of red berry, cherry, spice and licorice that plays out through a long, harmonious finish. Shiraz, Grenache and Mourvèdre. Drink now through 2014. 400 cases imported."
89 Points

Learn About Langmeil Map ItMap It

The land on which Langmeil Winery now stands was purchased by a 36 year old German blacksmith, Christian Auricht. He and his family arrived in South Australia in 1838 after emigrating from eastern-central Europe (Silesia) to escape religious persecution. Christian planted his first acre of vines on the estate. The variety was Shiraz and the vines are still producing fruit...

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Learn About Barossa Valley

The Barossa zone consists of two sections - the Barossa Valley and the Eden Valley. Wines from the Eden Valley can be labelled Barossa or Barossa Valley. Situated just a bit east of the large city of Adelaide, Barossa is Australia's wine headquarters. Mega producers are based here, boutique wineries call it home and a majority of the habitants claim their income on the wine...

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Learn About Rhone Red Blends

The Rhone region of France has a delightful selection of red varieties. There are 22 grapes allowed in the Rhone AOC, about half of them red. Most of these varieties are used as secondary blending partners, often comprising less than 10% of the blend. The primary red players of Rhone blends are Syrah, Grenache and Mourvedre. Most wines from the Southern Rhone use Grenache as their...

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