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Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

This is a distinctive Cabernet Sauvignon thanks to American oak maturation.  Generous yet structured with abundant cassis flavours, subtle hints of mint and spice transitioning to a long, polished finish.

Member Price
$21.25
$127.50 / case
Standard Price
$25.00
$150.00 / case
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Previous Vintages 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
Region Clare Valley
Colour At release, the wine is a deep red with a vibrant purple hue.
Nose The wine has an aroma of rich blackcurrant, subtle star anise spice and a touch of eucalypt. Oak maturation is also evident with subtle aromas of tobacco leaf, cedar and chocolate.
Palate This is a wine of lovely intensity. It has distinctive blackcurrant and cassis flavours along with oak characters of mocha chocolate and sweet spice. The tannins are fine and elegant – a hallmark of the varietal. The palate is well balanced and complex and lingers beautifully on the finish.
Vintage Conditions This is a wine of lovely intensity. It has distinctive blackcurrant and cassis flavours along with oak characters of mocha chocolate and sweet spice. The tannins are fine and elegant – a hallmark of the varietal. The palate is well balanced and complex and lingers beautifully on the finish.
Oak Maturation American oak was employed for its ability to deliver plush texture to the palate. The wine was matured for 12 months in quality American oak before being blended, filtered and bottled.
Cellaring Notes Crafted for immediate enjoyment but will cellar over a medium term under ideal conditions.
Alc%: 14.05
Acid: 6.05
PH: 3.60
Residual Sugar: 0.70
Wine Type: Red
Wine Body: Full
Blend or Single Variety: Single Variety
Pack Size: Single: 750ml bottle Case: 6 x 750ml bottle
  • 2020
  • New Zealand International Wine Show
  • Bronze