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2009 The Lane John Crighton Shiraz Cabernet Sauvignon

Hahndorf, Adelaide Hills, SA

A mighty tribute to a family icon. The best of the best from the stunning Lane Vineyard.

$110.00

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The wine has enormous power, beautiful fruit, structure and mouthfeel while maintaining an elegance that is the hallmark of The Lane Vineyard.

The Lane Vineyard

About the Wine

To make a tribute wine is a daunting thing. The wine should encapsulate all that was loved and reverred in the name-sake. It should be personal and unique. It should have true character. It should be made with respect and deference. All of these things are to be found in The Lane Vineyards JC Shiraz Cabernet.

Named in honour of the late Jack Crighton, father of John, the man who established The Lane's formidable reputation, this wine has the gravitas so needed in such a wine. A top cuveè blend of their best old vine material off the Estate, the 2009 is just starting to show its true colour. It was called "A convincing tribute" by James Halliday in his 96 point review and sits comfortably amongst most the most respected wines in South Australia.

This is a wine built for special occasions, big glasses, and a fine meal. A thing of rare beauty. Enjoy.

About The Lane Vineyard

The Lane are forging a reputation as one of the Adelaide Hills' premier producers, and are all about quality and authenticity with every single berry grown on site at their own vineyard. Their philosophy is to craft premium single vineyard wines that combine the finesse of Europe, the flavour of Australia and the unique characteristics of their vineyard.

Chardonnay and Shiraz are what the Edwards family do best, but Bordeaux varieties - red and white - perform strongly also.  With a gorgeous cellar door and restaurant The Lane is well worth a visit, and with their ever-improving range of premium wines they are truly a star Hills producer.

The Lane Vineyard at Sunset
The Lane Vineyard at Sunset
Adelaide Hills, SA
Reviews

Critic Reviews

96Points
Halliday Wine Companion

"Medium red-purple; combines elegance with length, harmony, intense red and black fruits, and fine spicy/savoury tannins. A convincing tribute, and is fairly priced." - James Halliday (Australian Wine Companion)

Additional Info

From The Producer

JC is a tribute wine to John’s father Jack and is the premium red wine of our estate. It is also The Lane’s take on Australia’s premier red wine blend Shiraz Cabernet and the much revered Penfolds Grange which is also a blend of both varieties.

Like all Grand Cru wine JC is a single vineyard wine with every berry grown and made at The Lane, this wine has a real sense of place. JC is a selection of the very best barrels of Shiraz and Cabernet grown in that vintage from our oldest vines, fermented naturally with no additions and aged in the finest new French oak for 18 to 20 months before the blend is put together.

The wine has enormous power, beautiful fruit, structure and mouthfeel while maintaining an elegance that is the hallmark of The Lane Vineyard. Enjoy now or age for up to twenty years.

Blend : Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz
ABV : 13.5%
Closure : Screw Cap
Drink Until : 2029
Bottle Size : 750ml

Brothers Marty Edwards & Ben Tolstoshev
Brothers Marty Edwards & Ben Tolstoshev
Owners of The Lane Vineyard
Delivery Information

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SYDNEY METRO - 20th December
NSW REGIONAL / BRISBANE & SUNSHINE COAST / MELBOURNE - 19th December
ADELAIDE / VIC REGIONAL - 18th December
TAS / SA / QLD / PERTH - 17th December

Delivery is Free for any order over $150 or more, or just $9 for any orders of $149 or less. There is no minimum order quantity and you can mix and match as much as you like. Make your perfect mix pack!

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Warehouse Pickup is also available for Sydney customers, 8am-5pm Monday to Friday. To select Warehouse Pickup as your shipping method enter our address "F5A, 42 Wattle St, Ultimo, 2007" as your shipping address during checkout. Please complete your purchase online before visiting us as we are not licensed to sell over the counter. A useful map on how to find us can be viewed here.

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Pricing & Discounts

Everyday Low & Consistent Pricing is something we strongly believe in. We want our customers to feel confident they are always getting the best price. If you see a price lower somewhere else let us know and we'll match it (policy here). We'll even retrospectively refund you if you have already purchased from us but you see a lower price somewhere later on.

We Also Offer Volume Discounts. It works like this:

  ORDERS OVER $149 GET FREE SHIPPING

  ORDERS OVER $299 GET A $20 DISCOUNT

  ORDERS OVER $499 GET A $40 DISCOUNT

  ORDERS OVER $999 GET A $100 DISCOUNT

This will all be automatically applied to your cart during the checkout process. So for example, if you create a cart with a total of $310, your final price at checkout will be $290. The discount will generally be applied to the first item in the cart. For very large wholesale or function orders (weddings etc) we are always happy to negotiate on a case by case basis. Don't hesitate to contact us.