Longview The Piece Shiraz once opened it displays aromas of white pepper, maraschino cherry, liquorice and mocha coupled with restrained pencil shavings of French oak. The palate displays a tightly wound balance of cherry, red currant, blueberries and fresh acidity.
Dusty tannins complement the finish which is dry and clean with tremendous length. Cellar for 12 years or more.
The growing season in Macclesfield in was exceptional despite a burst of early heat. Cool even temperatures followed ensuring an excellent vintage for Longview and the Adelaide Hills. All Shiraz for were handpicked, sorted and fermented in four separate one tonne open fermenters. ‘The Piece’ Shiraz was aged for 24 months in new and old 300 litre French oak
Gold Medal – 2013 AWC Vienna International Wine Challenge
Silver Medal – 2013 International Wine & Spirit Competition – London
Bronze Medal – 2013 Decanter Asia Wine Awards
WATCH THIS VIDEO – Debra Meiburg MW meets the Saturno brothers, Longview Vineyard – Debra meets the charming Saturno brothers, Peter and Mark from Longview in the Adelaide Hills, South Australia. Unique producers of Shiraz and Nebbiolo in the cool-climate region, the self-described wine industry “mavericks” tell Debra how and why they are doing things differently and how it is paying off.
Situated among some of the region’s most picturesque vineyard country, Longview Vineyard is recognised as one of the Adelaide Hills’ leading modern vignerons, crafting a distinguished line-up of wines from each finely-tuned piece of their vineyard.
In addition to the region’s proven affinity for Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay, Longview’s southerly location is leading the charge of highly regarded Adelaide Hills Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon, drawing international critical acclaim along with a swag of awards. Longview Vineyard is proudly family owned and strictly estate grown.