2013 Vineyard Selection Cabernet Sauvignon
REGION: Granite Belt, Australia
VARIETAL: Cabernet Sauvignon
BRAND: Vineyard Selection
WINE TYPE: Red Wine
QTY: Case of 24
COLOUR: Dark cherry with ruby edges
CELLARING: Now – 2018
NOSE: Lifted blackberry and forest floor fruits, fresh blueberries, with a nice touch of capsicum.
PALATE: Medium-bodied Cabernet Sauvignon showing elegant structure and finesse; blueberries, ripe cassis, violets and tapered vanillin oak, with firm long lasting tannins. Good flavour richness in the mid palate.
WINEMAKING COMMENTS: 2013 was a cool to warm season for Cabernet Sauvignon, with good canopy growth and vine balance. This medium-bodied style of Cabernet displays varietal jammy blackcurrant notes and soft texture from the cool fermentation with gentle extractions on skins.
Aged in oak barriques for 13 months, then blended to tank for two months further maturation before bottling. Cold filtered to retain pristine flavour and condition.