Lu Lu Shiraz 2017


Terroir: The Hewitson LuLu Shiraz vineyard is superbly situated close to the coast. It brings cool climate elegance to Australia’s premier variety. Soils are an ancient seabed made up primarily of sandy loam and limestone.

Vinification: Grapes are hand- harvested in the cool, pre-dawn hours. The grapes are crushed and demstemmed followed by a three week maceration on the skins at cool temperatures. The young wines are aged briefly in temperature stainless steel tanks and bottled.

Planting system: vertical shoot positioning; canopy management
Farming: Limited irrigation from dam; no herbicides

Additional Information

Classic cooler climate aromas of red fruits, pepper and spice. Fresh seamless palate of succulent cherries and forest floor fruits. Fine tannins and a creamy texture compliment the lingering fresh berry flavors.

Technical Details

  • Appellation: Adelaide Hills
  • Winemaker: Dean Hewitson
  • Sustainability: Sustainable Practices
  • Soil: Sandy loam, limestone
  • Vineyard Acreage: 1.2ha
  • Avg Vine Age: 20 years
  • Yield: 7 tons/ha
  • Alcohol: 14%
  • Ttl Acidity: 5.6 g/l
  • Sizes Available: 750ml
  • Pack Size: 12/750ml
  • Varietals: 100% Shiraz

Recent Press

  • Score: 91 Points Author: James Suckling
    Date: Wednesday, June 26, 2019
    "A soft and round red with lots of prunes and ripe fruit. Some spices and chocolate, too. Full and juicy. Just on the edge of too much. But holds it together. Drink now or hold. Screw cap."

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