Founded in the early 1970s by Sidney Hamilton with the intention of producing a classic Australian Cabernet Sauvignon, it was his nephew Dr Richard Hamilton, a fifth generation grape grower, that changed the fortunes of Leconfield when he bought his uncle out of the company in 1981.
From Coonawarra, arguably the best place to plant Cabernet, Leconfield's wines are classic Aussie - they show big fruit, power and weight, but they deliver this all very well. Don't think of these wines as Mike Tyson, think of them as Ali - power and grace.
A warm vintage resulted in lovely big powerful wines in Coonawarra, with some intense mint notes coming out of the Cabernet and then a voluptuous fruit from the Merlot. Add...
An awesome big, eucalyptus fest with sweet blackberry and cassis. The palate has wonderful structure, loads of big fruit flavors with a silky tannin and a fabulous veggie note. People:...
Fine stone fruit flavours with elegant yet persistent peachy flavours that finish cleanly with a tight, but soft, acidity. People: Richard Hamilton (Owner), Paul Gordon (Winemaker) Contains Sulphites
Full red with youthful vibrancy Round flavoursome palate with attractive fruit sweetness and persistent length. Tannins are round and silky. 94pts- Jams Halliday People: Richard Hamilton (Owner), Paul Gordon (Winemaker)...
Owned by Dr Richard Hamilton and his wife this is a winery from a fifth generation winemaker who established his own winery in 1972. Richard Hamilton is a remarkable man,...
A delicious McLaren Vale Shiraz - spice, red and black fruits with some floral notes on the end. A lovely inexpensive red from Richard Hamilton.
Bright and grassy with lovely light citrus fruit and a long, herbal and grapefruit finish. Contains Sulphites