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Langhorne Creek

Wine growing area (GI) southeast of Adelaide in the Australian state of South Australia, which belongs to the Fleurieu zone. Around 1850 Frank Potts created the Bleasdale Vineyards here. Today, the area is one of the fastest growing wine regions Australia, The dry climate is characterized by the contrast between cold south and hot north winds. The necessary artificial irrigation the sandy alluvial soils take place with the waters of Lake Alexandrina and Bremer River. The vineyards cover 1,650 hectares of vineyards. 70% of red wines are made Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz ( Syrah ) and Merlot generated. The main types of white wine are Chardonnay and Verdelho, Well-known producers are Bleasdale Vineyards, Bremeron Lodge, Clegett Wines, Lake Breeze Wines, Rosemount Estate, Temple Bruer and Wolf pale,

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