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Layer Cake Shiraz 750ml
Sku: 24986
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Product Information
Country: Australia
Region: South Australia
Grape Varietal: Syrah
Type: Still wine
 
Reg. $12.97

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Wine maker notes
South Australia is arguably one of the top shiraz-growing regions of the world. Within SA, the McLaren Vale and the Barossa are the most diverse and historic sub-regions with vines dating back to the 1830’s. The microclimates within these areas are what give Layer Cake Shiraz its complexity. For our Shiraz, we pull from vineyards in McLaren Vale and the Barossa Valley; from the sandy soiled blocks on the sea coast of Gulf St. Vincent, to the Terra Rosa based, tiny-berried wind-blown rolling hills in the Barossa Zone. The microclimates give us a broad array of flavors to blend into a complex, rich, full wine.

Producer
This historic estate has been in the possession of the Egger-Spogler family since 1893, but has a viticultural tradition that goes back centuries. Custodians of this land, the Spogler family has looked over the indigenous varietals on the estate for generations. While many vines are older, the average age of the vineyards is 70 years. A library of native varietals, the majority of this 12 acre property is dedicated to Lagrein. Located in a valley between the mountains, the Lagrein flourishes in the warm, porphyric soils of the Larcherhof vineyards. In addition, several rare clones of Schiava call the estate home, including Klein-, Mitter-, Edel-, Tschaggele- and Grauvernatsch. Located in the classico St. Magdalener zone, Larcherhof crafts a distinct St. Magdalener wine, a category consider the “queen of Schiava.” For years, Larcherhof sold its grapes to the local consorzio. It was only in 2008 that the Spogler family decided to being making their own estate production. The almost Mediterranean climate of the area is an ideal precondition for the cultivation of high quality red wines. Through ecological cultivation of the vines and yield reduction, grapes reach their optimal quality levels. Central to Larcherhof’s sustainable practice is the manual care and harvest of the grapes, as well as the extreme limitation of chemical treatments in the vineyard.