LEKO - '19 Rose, Adelaide Hills SA
Varietal: 65% Merlot, 35% Chardonnay
Winemaking: Hand picked and sorted in vineyard. Crushed and destemmed. Merlot: 3 hours skin contact Chardonnay: no skins. Free run and pressings juice utilised. 24hrs cold settling. Fermentation takes place in large format neutral oak vessels for 8 weeks. Aged in stainless steel for 9 months on fine lees. No fining, no filtration.
Our Notes: From other such hits as Koerner Wines and Brothers Koerner, comes Leko Wine.
With their family firmly rooted in the Clare Valley wine region, Leko brings together two big names in the wine game, Lehmann and Koerner (LeKo), to showcase what the Adelaide Hills has to offer.
Situated in Lenswood, the husband and wife team show the diversity of the region by concentrating their efforts on Chardy, Pinot and Merlot.
Keep an eye out for some Gamey from their home block coming in soon.