2018 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 2017 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 2018 Cabernet Sauvignon displays bright 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 Vintage conditions throughout the early red harvest continued to be optimal conditions with long warm days and extreme heat waves of 40 degrees plus leading to excellent ripeness and primary fruit characters.
The hand harvesting process was carried out to select only the most premium fruit, therefore lower yields where seen. The Cabernet Sauvignon was hand harvested on the 20th 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: 2019 to 2028