2016 Cabernet Sauvignon
Our winery continues to produced quality Cabernet Sauvignon. This vineyard uses only selected hand harvested fruit in the ultra-premium years, as showcased with the 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon.
The wine displays great depth & width of flavour, with ripe, silky tannins. Classic Cabernet cassis sits alongside smoky, spicy oak and more complex notes of violets, tobacco and dark chocolate. This wine seamlessly provides a balance of vibrant Cabernet primary fruit qualities complimented by spicy complexity
The 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon displays a dense and Bright, with purple hue. With aromas of Black forest fruits with concentrated black olive and mulberry, creating complexity.
The palate remains supple and elegant, this wine first displays blackberry and dense plum which lead to an elegance nutmeg and cassis. Persistent dark fruit and fine grained tannins create a refined and persistent palate.
The Hunter Valley experienced some early rain which delayed the start of harvest to early February. The hand harvesting process was carried out to select only the most premium fruit, therefore lower yields where seen. The Merlot was harvested on the 29th of February with the optimal conditions prevailing with long warmer days, leading to excellent ripeness and primary fruit characters.
Cuisine: Chargrilled Steak, roast lamb, Cheeses (Comte & Cheddar)
Cellaring: 2018 to 2028