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1 - 9 of 9 Wines By Leasingham
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Leasingham Bin 56 Cabernet Malbec
Clare Valley
Available by the dozen
Leasingham retain many precious vineyards in Valley Clare, well positioned to make the most definitive regional wines. Bin 56 is steeped in history, an exquisite accord of Cabernet Malbec that exhibits all of the virtues which have established Leasingham as one of the nation's most enduring marques. Bin 56 expresses the suppleness and elegance of the Clare Valley style, a refined yet solidly structured Cabernet wine, displaying excellent varietal lift and a concentration of dulcet fruit characters, held together by refined, elegant tannins.
$2499each
$299DOZEN
EACH
DOZEN
Since 1912, the Knappstein family have been central to the management of the estate's Clare Valley vineyards. Since 1984 when the production of Stanley casks was moved to New South Wales, Clare Valley Leasingham has been free to concentrate on the production of superior wines. Rich soils and cool, moist conditions are perfect foundations to grow the finest fruit, Clare Valley is renowned throughout the world for Australia's most regionally articulate Cabernet wines. Cool and even ripening conditions encourage grapes to concentrate their flavours while developing refined, elegant tannins. The finished wine is treated to a term of age in a selection of seasoned and new French and American oak barrels.
 
Ruby red colour, purple hues. Lifted aromas of red and black berries with hints of chocolate and cedar spice. The palate is medium bodied, a rich mouthfeel is underpinned by focused and fine grained tannins. Bin 56 is brimming with ripe red berries and cassis flavours, supported by dark chocolate and cigar box notes before a long, lingering finish. Perfect with Moroccan lamb, osso bucco, or spicy gourmet sausages.
Leasingham Bin 61 Shiraz
Clare Valley
Available by the dozen
Leasingham have remained at the fore of Clare Valley viticulture, making great wine since 1895. They have since established an endowment of the region's most auspicious vineyards. Leasingham claimed the highly prestigious Jimmy Watson Memorial Trophy for its 1994 Shiraz, the first time a Clare Valley producer won the accolade. Sourced from superior sites, including the distinguished Provis and Schobers properties, Bin 61 speaks profoundly of the elegant spice characters and intense blueberry mint perfumes which are unique to Valley Clare.
$2499each
$299DOZEN
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Set within the picturesque aspects of Valley Clare, the Leasingham tradition evolved from humble beginnings in 1893. Rich soils and cool, moist conditions were perfect foundations for what is today, the expanse of superlative Leasingham vineyards lying across one of Australia's premiere viticultural districts. In 1971 the H.J. Heinz Corporation acquired a controlling interest in Leasingham. In 1984 the production of Stanley wine casks was transferred from the Leasingham Clare Valley winery to New South Wales. Since then, the historical wineworks at Leasingham have been free to concentrate on crafting elegant wines. Today the Leasingham name is synonymous with superlative and enduring Clare Valley Shiraz.
 
Deep ruby red with purple hues. A bouquet of intense, freshly milled spice, blackberry notes and anise, minty chocolates and espresso notes. The palate is rich and concentrated, showing black cherry and plum spice with fruitcake and coffee, balanced by finely textured mouth watering tannins, before a smooth and persistent finish. Enjoy with suckling pork or salt bush lamb.
Leasingham Bin 7 Riesling
Clare Valley
Available by the dozen
Leasingham have been an integral part of Clare Valley viticulture for over a hundred years, a tradition that's been evolving since 1893. Rich soils and cool, moist conditions were perfect foundations for what is today Australia's premier Riesling appellation. Despite advice to the contrary, Leasingham planted Riesling extensively in the early 1940s. This vision led to Leasingham establishing a reputation for the finest Rieslings. Today the tradition lives on, the Leasingham name is forever linked to the exuberant styling which is recognizably Clare Valley Riesling.
$2299each
$275DOZEN
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Leasingham's 260+ hectares of vineyard located to the north and south of Clare township, yield some of the country's finest fruit. Bin 7 is vinified from parcels of Riesling grown to distinctly different sites, including distinguished vineyards around Watervale and Neagles Rock. Two neighbouring vineyards are located in the eponymous town of Watervale, famous for fine Riesling, others are located at the eastern ridge of Clare. These parcels have historically been the foundation of the Bin 7 style, selected for their fineness, generosity of flavour and vibrant mineral backbone. The small, individual parcels of Riesling grapes are gently air bag pressed to allow the best possible free run extraction.
 
Pale straw with green hues. Bin 7 displays aromatic lemon citrus spice on the bouquet. Juicy and salivating, the palate exhibits all the hallmarks of Clare, citrus spice, lemon sorbet, with fresh pineapple and mineral stone. Bin 7 is full of flavour, the acid is fresh and lively with generous persistence. Enjoy with freshly shucked oysters or whole baked fish.
Leasingham Cellar Release Riesling
Clare Valley
Available in cartons of six
$4899each
$587DOZEN
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Leasingham Classic Clare Cabernet
Clare Valley
Available in cases of 6
Leasingham's Schobers and Provis vineyards consistently yields the finest Clare Valley Cabernet Sauvignon. Classic Clare is Leasingham's best of vintage, crafted from the pick of harvest, treated to a no expense spared vinification by the award winning Leasingham team at the historic Leasingham wineworks, into a statuesque wine of elegance and state.
$6299each
$755DOZEN
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Classic Clare can be proud of a long history, producing many of Clare Valley's most memorable vintages. Cabernet Sauvignon is selectively sourced off the finest blocks of vine in Valley Clare. Grapes are picked at intense levels of baume and treated to a cold soak for optimal extraction of colour, flavours and tannin. A small batch open top fermentation on skins for several days is followed by transfer to oak for completion of malolactic. Components are lavished by an extended maturation in a selection of high proportion extravagant new oak barrels, before assembling into the finished wine and treating to a further term of bottle age under the historic Leasingham cellars.
 
Deep red crimson hues. Lifted blackcurrant, violets and cassis, spearmint and spice aromas. Concentrated, sweet currant and blackberry flavours abound, hints of black olive and ground spice add complexity. An opulence of fruit as the concentration of flavours persisits on the firm but compliant palate, suppported by well integrated oak and luscious, ripe tannins. The Cabernet of choice to accompany game with rich wine sauces.
Leasingham Classic Clare Shiraz
Clare Valley
Available in cases of 6
A regional icon of the highest provenance and most exceptional pedigree, manifesting the stately elegance and controlled power of superior Clare Valley Shiraz. Leasingham's Provis Vineyard at Polish Hill River has been source of the most memorable vintages, its fruit has been called upon by the nation's most illustrious winemakers. Leasingham retain the pick of crop, treating the precious parcels to a traditional old world style of vinification, an extravagant maturation and meticulous barrel cull, to define the ultimate construct of classic Clare Shiraz.
$6299each
$755DOZEN
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Classic Clare represents the pinnacle of excellence from the historic Leasingham wineworks, the finest Shiraz of vintage. An illustrious estate with a long history, Leasingham's focus is on crafting the fruit of grand old vineyards into the most splendid wines. Leasingham can rely on the endowments of fully mature vineyards which have been trained for decades. The choicest bunches of Shiraz are assembled, grapes are crushed and vinified on skins in small batch open fermenters for several days. Upon completion, components are transferred to a high proportion of new French oak barrels for malolactic and extended maturation, followed by a further term of bottle ageing under the Leasingham celllars.
 
Deep burgundy red. Bouquet of lifted mulberry, red and black currants, baking spices and the charming choc mint aromaticness of Valley Clare. A concentration of plum and spiced berry flavours dominate the palate, coffee oak and pliant, powdery tannins in support, a Shiraz of great elegance and irresistible charm, resolving on a harmonious, satisfyingly lingering finish. The red wine of choice for succulent red meats.
Leasingham Single Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon
Clare Valley
Available in cartons of six
$7099each
$849DOZEN
EACH
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Leasingham Single Vineyard Shiraz
Clare Valley
Available in cartons of six
$7099each
$851DOZEN
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Leasingham Vintage Release Riesling
Clare Valley
Available in cartons of six
$4899each
$587DOZEN
EACH
DOZEN
The Clare Valley, set in the folds of the Mount Lofty Ranges 140 kilometres north of Adelaide is proud of it's long history of outstanding winemaking

At around 400 metres elevation the Clare Valley is characterised by cool night time temperatures and warm days. In 1893 a group of South Australian entrepreneurs founded The Stanley Wine Company to produce high quality Clare Valley red and white wines. Subsequent generations of wine drinkers and wine judges have applauded their decision and confirmed their hopes.

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Originally there were four pioneers J.H. (Joseph) Knappstein a merchant, Dr O. Wein-Smith a medical practitioner, soliciter Magnus Badger, and John Cristion, who was a brewer of note. Alfred Basedow was employed as General Manager and Winemaker, having learned his craft in Europe. The name Stanley was chosen to identify the company with the local electoral district of Stanley.

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The first vintage, in 1895, was a mere 11,356 litres. In 1896 cellars were constructed and each year improvements were made until 1903 when the vintage yielded 378,540 litres of wine. This represented the crush of most of the grapes grown in the Clare Valley district. By 1912, Joseph Knappstein, one of the most enterprising men of his time in South Australia, had bought out the interests of the other three founders and gained control of the company. Since that time the Knappstein family has been associated with the activities of the company.

In 1971 the H.J. Heinz Corporation, based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, purchased a controlling interest. The Knappstein family retained key positions in the company and held shares until 1976. In 1984 the Heinz company purchased the Buronga winery in Mildura, New South Wales. The production of Stanley wine casks was transferred from the Leasingham Clare Valley winery to Buronga, which is closer to the supply of fruit for cask wines. The Leasingham operation was then free to concentrate on the production of premium wines.

The Leasingham wineworks was acquired by The Hardy Wine Company in January 1988, when a major upgrade of vineyards, winery, tourism and promotional facilities was begun. Subsequently that year, the Clarevale Co-operative was integrated giving access to further premium fruit. Today the name Leasingham is reserved for premium wines only - the Stanley name continues on a range of wine casks produced at the Buronga winery.

The Clare Valley has gained a reputation for producing some of Australia's finest premium wines, in particular Riesling and Shiraz. The region's early reputation was based around the production of Australia's finest Rieslings, but in more recent times the reds have excelled. The contemporary Australian palate for reds is perfectly suited to the region's growing conditions, which translates into big rich generous styles that are so much in demand.

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Each vintage some 5,000 tonnes of grapes, from local growers and from the estate's own vineyards, are crushed at the Leasingham wineworks. Demand for Leasingham's wines has exceeded supply and the winery has undergone capacity expansion into new vineyards. Fruit for the famous label is can now be sourced from some of the Clare Valley's most skilled and deicated grape growers.

Leasingham's wines have enjoyed considerable success in recent times winning many accolades at national and international wine shows. The most notable being the 1995 Jimmy Watson Trophy won by the 1994 Leasingham Classic Clare Shiraz at the 1995 Royal Melbourne Wine Show. This was the first Jimmy Watson Trophy ever won by a Clare Valley wine.

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