Lindemans Limestone Ridge Shiraz Cabernet 1996

Red Blends from Coonawarra, Australia

Item No. 15666
  • red wine
  • WS91
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Winemaker's Notes

The bouquet shows intense Coonawarra black pepper Shiraz fruit with classical mint-like Cabernet overtones, complexed through barrel fermentation and maturation in fine-grained American oak barrels. The medium to full-bodied palate has rich, intense Shiraz fruit, firm tannins and attractive fruit sweetness, giving the wine great length. The Cabernet has added firmness and enhances the structure of the wine.

Lindemans association with the Coonawarra spans over three very successful decades. During this time their great vineyards, the unique Coonawarra 'terra rossa' soil and quality winemaking have all contributed to Lindemans' international reputation for its Coonawarra reds. This award winning wine showcases the quality of Coonawarra Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon to the world.

Learn About Lindemans

Lindemans was established in 1843 by Dr. Henry John Lindeman. Today Lindemans has four wineries in Coonawarra, Karadoc, Barossa and Hunter Valley. It produces a wide range of wines.

Learn About Coonawarra

Located on the Limestone Coast of South Australia, Coonawarra is a pretty flat area, except for the vineyards, which are somewhat elevated. That, along with the proximity to the ocean and clouds that like to hang around, Coonawarra never gets too hot. There is a small strip of soil, about nine miles long and two miles wide, called Terra Rossa, or red soil/earth. It is the...

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Learn About Other Red Blends

Other Red Red wines are certainly not limited to Cabernet and Pinot Noir - or even Nebbiolo and Grenache. There are a multitude of grape varieties throughout the world, however, in a Darwinian sense, survival of the fittest only brings us wines made from grapes that can adapt to changing climates and winemaking techniques. Notable Facts Our other red wines primarily consists of...

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