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Cabernet Sauvignon vines are perfectly suited to the Coonawarra region, where a magical combination of the terra rossa soil and cool maritime climate produce very high quality grapes.

A vibrant red-purple colour with lifted violet and mint aromas. The palate has great length with balanced cassis fruit and dark chocolate.

Technical analysis

ALCOHOL

13.5 %

pH

3.56

ACIDITY

6.2 g/L

ORIGIN

Australia

WINEMAKER

Anthony Murphy

VARIETY

Cabernet Sauvignon

TIME IN OAK

12 months

MALOLACTIC FERMENTATION

Yes

CLOSURE

Screw top

BOTTLE SIZE

75cl

REGION

Coonawarra

VEGETARIAN

Yes

VEGAN

Yes

Vintage conditions

Low rainfall and a warm growing season produced ripe fruit full of flavour at 13.2° Baume.

Vinification details

The grapes were crushed and fermented to dryness then pressed and matured in oak for 12 months before blending and bottling.

Awards

Halliday Australian Wine Companion: 94 pts

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A medium-bodied wine with Coonawarra earth, cassis/blackcurrant/mint fruit, and persistent, savoury tannins. A strong expression of place.

Halliday Australian Wine Companion

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Cabernet Sauvignon vines are perfectly suited to the Coonawarra region, where a magical combination of the terra rossa soil and cool maritime climate produce very high quality grapes.

A vibrant red-purple colour with lifted violet and mint aromas. The palate has great length with balanced cassis fruit and dark chocolate.

Technical analysis

ALCOHOL

13.0 %

RESIDUAL SUGAR

2.0 g/L

pH

3.41

ACIDITY

6.5 g/L

ORIGIN

Australia

WINEMAKER

Anthony Murphy

VARIETY

Cabernet Sauvignon

HARVEST DATE

April 2012

TIME IN OAK

12 months

SULPHUR

Total: 71 Free: 34

MALOLACTIC FERMENTATION

Yes

CLOSURE

Screw top

BOTTLE SIZE

75cl

REGION

Coonawarra

VEGETARIAN

Yes

VEGAN

Yes

Vintage conditions

2012 was considered an excellent vintage for Coonawarra. Mild days and cool nights were perfect conditions for producing great quality fruit.

Vinification details

Low rainfall and a cooler than average growing season produced ripe fruit full of flavour at 12.5° Baume. The grapes were crushed and fermented to dryness then pressed and matured in oak for 12 months before blending and bottling.

Awards

Halliday Australian Wine Companion: 94 pts

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