Mulberry, cassis and capsicum overtones.
plum with some secondary chocolate tones.
Mild weather conditions prevailed throughout the growing season with good rain
falls and no wind or hail damage. Moist cool weather over spring promoted vigour
in the vineyard with little disease pressure. With only four hours of heat above 33C
during summer and superb growing conditions, 2009 makes up a trifecta of out
standing vintages in Margaret River. A tip top year.
Select rows of our Margaret River vineyard produce outstanding cabernet sauvignon
fruit which makes a full-bodied varietal style. Following fermentation and extended
maceration, the wine has been matured in new and old French oak barriques, producing an unmistakable Margaret River cabernet character.
Rich red meat dishes such as slow-cooked lamb shanks and braised oxtail.