Elgo Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

$26.00

A single vineyard wine, sourced from our Upton Hill Vineyard located high in the granite-strewn hills of the Strathbogie Ranges. Dark magenta in appearance and possessing a deep, brooding nose of blackcurrant, mulberry, vanilla and dark chocolate. Family owned. 100% estate grown and made.

Description

A single vineyard wine this wine has a distinctive nose of blackcurrant, mulberry and dark chocolate and is rich magenta in colour. The dense and complex palate has prominent well balanced ripe tannins and a balance of red and black fruits, earth and dark chocolate.

The fruit for this wine was harvested from our Elgo Upton Hill Vineyard. Tiny black grape berries were promptly delivered to the Winery and were quickly and carefully de-stemmed, crushed and transferred to our open fermenters. The wine was hand plunged twice daily for 9 days, then pressed. This wine was matured in 80% new French Oak barrels.

The Elgo Estate Cabernet Sauvignon can be enjoyed now, preferably decanted and to accompany a protein-rich dish to act as a robust foil to the wine’s firm tannin structure. The tannins are not overly astringent and tend to have more of a cleansing effect at this stage. With careful cellaring this wine will evolve with distinction and the wine’s structure will become further refined with the bouquet possessing more lift.

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