PREVIOUS AWARDS 1994 & 1995 - Veritas Awards Silver Medal 2000, 2002 & 2004 - Selected for Wine of the Month Club 2001: WINE Magazine's Best value Wine Guide - Value Rating 5 2008: John PLATTER Wine Guide - 4 Stars
The 2008 vintage shows classic dark berry fruit with underlying grassiness on the nose. On the palate it is well balanced with soft tannins.
This wine will benefit from further maturation in the bottle for up to 5 years
100% Cabernet Sauvignon
Ideally suited to rare duck with cranberry sauce, various steak and lamb dishes and hard cheeses such as Gruyere and mature cheddar
The 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon was picked at optimum ripeness, with half of the fruit coming form Devon Valley and the balance from Villiera.
The wine was fully crushed and fermented in pump-over fermenters at ± 25° C. Full MLF occurred in tank before blending and racking to barrels. The wine was matured for just over a year in French oak and American oak barrels (including 20% new)