A beautifully wet winter in 2013 provided a great start to the Spring growing season.
Near perfect weather during flavour
development with no heat waves or large rainfall
events recorded and a total of 4.3mm falling between December 2013 –
Abundant Marri blossom before and throughout vintage saw no pressure or damage
from silver eye birds with 2014 being a tru
ly ‘Classic’ Margaret River weather pattern
and an exceptional grape growing season.
are cold soaked, gently plunged
and temperature controlled in 4 tonne parcels in open fermenters for gentle and full
extraction. The wine is matured in 100% French oak barriques for 2 years,
stored in our underground climate controlled cellar
for 18 months before release.
inviting nose bursts with raspberry
and hints of cassis
saturate the palate with
el. The extended maturation in super
premium French oak barriques imparts
typical of old vine Wilyabrup Cabernet
adds to the wines complexity.