Lonicera by Leconfield Coonawarra Merlot Cabernet Franc 2023


Lonicera is the genus name for honeysuckle (and who among us did not know that), and Coonawarra is the local indigenous name for honeysuckle. The wine has been made in a soft, fresh and flavoursome style. There are notes of tobacco leaves, warm earth, plums and dry herbs. A slightly lighter and softer red than many we see these days, making it an ideal early drinker. Also perfect for those who simply can’t bring themselves to drink white over summer – yes, those people do exist! This exhibits mid-length, and it is fresh and oozing flavour. Terrific now and for at least two to three years.