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Clare Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

Clare Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

Winemaking  

2016 Clare vintage high in quality and slightly higher in yields.  A stress free 2015 winter allowed the vines to store extra nutrients for potentially better crops. 

Spring saw good rains and little frost, and advanced growing which lead to early harvest time with the right mix of vine stress without disease pressure. 

With just over 11 hectares, or around 25 acres, of Cabernet Sauvignon, our estate grown fruit shone in these conditions for a richness and concentration of flavour.

Placed in older French barrels, and bottled with minimal filtration, the result is a true expression of Cabernet from the Clare Valley region.  

REGION  Single Vineyard, Clare Valley, South Australia

ALCOHOL  14.5% 

pH 3.5

CLOSURE  Screwcap

TITRATABLE ACIDITY  6.3

RESIDUAL SUGAR 0.9

FRUIT  86% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Merlot, 4% Other

WINEMAKING

2016 Clare vintage high in quality and slightly higher in yields. A stress free 2015 winter allowed the vines to store extra nutrients for potentially better crops. Spring saw good rains and little frost, and advanced growing which lead to early harvest time with the right mix of vine stress without disease pressure. With just over 11 hectares, or around 25 acres, of Cabernet Sauvignon, our estate grown fruit shone in these conditions for a richness and concentration of flavour. Placed in older French barrels, and bottled with minimal filtration, the result is a true expression of Cabernet from the Clare Valley region.

COLOUR   

Deep red currant colour

AROMA   

Briar blackcurrants, ripe plums and chocolate. 

PALATE   

The central palate is black currant cassis with creamy oak and cedar. Elegant in structure, the cherry finish is savoury and velvet soft.

FOOD PAIRING

Richly herbed lamb rack, slow roasted joints, spicy plum ribs.

VEGAN FRIENDLY

RELEASE

December 2018

CELLAR

2025

2016 vintage 

GOLD MEDAL  

MUNDUS VINI Spring Tasting 2019 Germany

94 POINTS 

Wine Showcase Magazine 2019

16/20  JANCIS ROBINSON

Julia Harding MW 2019

Commended   

IWC 2019 Tranche 1 UK

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