Leeuwin Estate

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Leeuwin Estate, one of the founding wineries of the now famous Margaret River district, consistently produces wines that rank with the world’s finest.

 

In 1972, following an extensive search for the area most suitable to produce the best varietal wines in Australia, legendary American winemaker, Robert Mondavi, identified the future site of the Leeuwin vineyard. Originally a cattle farm, Leeuwin Estate evolved, under the direction of Denis and Tricia Horgan, with Robert Mondavi acting as consultant and mentor.

A nursery was planted in 1974 and the initial vineyards were deep-ploughed, deep-ripped, emptied of stone, planned, pegged, measured, marked and eventually planted by hand over a five year period from 1975.

Featuring state-of-the art facilities, the winery building was opened in 1978, celebrating with a trial vintage. Leeuwin enjoyed its first commercial vintage in 1979, and was thrust into the international spotlight when Decanter Magazine gave its highest recommendation to the 1980 “Art Series” Chardonnay in an international blind tasting.

Maintaining a team of highly skilled and dedicated winemakers, and now under the direction of two generations of the founding family, Leeuwin now exports to over 30 countries.

 

Wines

SAUVIGNON BLANC SEMILLON SIBLINGS
Appelation: Margaret River |Grape: Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon |Alcohol: 12.5% |Vintage: 2009

ART SERIES RIESLING
Appelation: Margaret River |Grape: Sauvignon Blanc |Alcohol: |Vintage: 2004

ART SERIES SAUVIGNON BLANC
Appelation: Margaret River |Grape: Sauvignon Blanc |Alcohol: 13.0% |Vintage: 2010

PRELUDE VINEYARDS CHARDONNAY
Appelation: Margaret River |Grape: Chardonnay |Alcohol: 14.0% |Vintage: 2012

ART SERIES CHARDONNAY
Appelation: Margaret River |Grape: Chardonnay |Alcohol: 14.5% |Vintage: 2007

PRELUDE VINEYARDS CABERNET MERLOT
Appelation: Margaret River |Grape: Cabernet Merlot |Alcohol: 13.0% |Vintage: 2009

SIBLINGS SHIRAZ
Appelation: Margaret River |Grape: Shiraz |Alcohol: 13.5% |Vintage: 2010

ART SERIES SHIRAZ
Appelation: Margaret River |Grape: Shiraz |Alcohol: 13.5% |Vintage: 2008

BELLISSIMO DOLCE ROSSO
Appelation: Margaret River |Grape: Lambrusco |Alcohol: 9.0 % |Vintage: NV

ART SERIES CABERNET SAUVIGNON
Appelation: Margaret River |Grape: Cabernet Sauvignon |Alcohol: 13.0% |Vintage: 2006