Un-pack(ag)ing the magic behind La Luna
16 July 2012 by Avondale
Each of Avondale's extraordinary wines tells a unique story and is
inspired by an aspect of the estate's innovative BioLOGIC® approach to
The 2006 vintage of Avondale’s La Luna red blend proudly displays the image of the moon on its label. The moon is one of the dominant influences that guides and governs biodynamic farming and thus the name La Luna has been derived from this particular heavenly body. The moon represents the influence of the universe on our living systems and through observing the powerful phases of the moon, Avondale can fine tune its activities in the vineyard and cellar to be in harmony with the celestial forces.
Avondale’s exquisite packaging is carefully designed from top to bottom to ensure that it has as minimal impact on the environment as possible. All of Avondale’s labels are recyclable, all of its closures are produced from a sustainable source and every wine in the Avondale range contains a QR code which links back to its website. Avondale insists that the outer appearance of its range of handcrafted wines reflects the nurturing, eco-conscious approach that went into its making.
La Luna is a velvety blend of organically-grown, handpicked Cabernet Sauvignon (30%), Cabernet Franc (30%), Merlot (20%) and Petit Verdot (20%) grapes, which are whole bunch-pressed and matured in French Oak barrels for up to 16 months. This decadent red blend offers scents of cedar, truffles and dark fruit with subtle forest and herb undertones. Rich plum and mulberry flavours marry with soft tannins for a vibrant smoothness on the palate.
La Luna 2006 is available from Avondale. For more information about Avondale and its range of nature-friendly wines, visit .
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