Anyone familiar with the Langton's Classification will know that it is headed — and always has been — by Penfolds Grange. Since 1990, as the Classification has developed through six editions, Grange has been joined by a further nine Penfolds wines, more than any other producer.
The six editions of Langton’s Classification of Australian Wine – from the first in 1990 to the sixth in 2014 – document a fine wine scene that has developed from fledgling status to the sophisticated, vibrant, diverse – and much larger – market of today.
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Langton’s, Australia’s leading fine wine market place, is pleased to announce the launch of Langton’s East Asia, our new Hong Kong-based fine wine brokerage business. Our aim is to offer wine lovers across the region access to the incredible portfolio, already enjoyed by thousands of customers in Australia.
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Some 'less celebrated' vintages of Bordeaux now offer better value than ever before.
“Next in line of a great series of vintages; 2000, 2005, 2009, 2010 & 2015.”
Decanter's Tina Gellie explores the Langton's Classification.
We talk to Moss Wood's Keith Mugford about the 2016 vintage.
Since the famous, so-called Judgement of Paris in 1976 when Californian wines tasted blind against the cream of France’s production came out top, Europeans have had to digest the fact that Napa in particular is up there with the Medoc or the Cote d’Or. With great wines and restaurants, and a climate much nicer than the one we are blessed with in Britain, in fact it is hard not to be seduced.
It is not often that you come across a little known and exciting pocket of shiraz. But a spot of early autumn tourism in Italy led to just that. It was a bit off the beaten wine track, and, like stumbling on a cache of porcini for a risotto, was an unexpected and delightful surprise.
Today sees three of the region’s most dynamic wine brands brought together under one roof. Adelaide Cellar Door has been serving Hong Kong wine lovers for the past five years while Pudao Wines is one of greater China’s finest retailers with award-winning stores in Shanghai and Beijing. Together they will join forces in Hong Kong under the flagship banner of Langton’s.
Langton's Classification of Australian Wine is the paramount form guide to Australia's finest wines.