2017 Cabernet Sauvignon


Tasting Notes

Deep red colour. The bouquet is lifted with fragrant aromas of blackberry, soft leather, floral and hints of oak and spice.

The palate is packed with flavour; dark cherry and plum with hints of herbs and long fine, spicy tannins. An elegant smooth wine drinking well now. Will reward even more with age.

This wine is versatile and made to enjoyed with a table full of flavoursome dishes and good company.

What the reviewers are saying

This is a brilliant crimson edged with brick. Cedary wine of stony roll-in-the-mouth tannins, like ball bearings across the gums massaging currant, cedar and tobacco leaf flavours. Elegance is written all over this. Drinking well now, but will continue to impress. And the price! Ned Goodwin, Halliday Wine Companion

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Wine Information

Vintage: 2017
Region: Adelaide Hills
Variety: Cabernet Sauvignon 100%
Vineyard & Site Climate: Harvested from our 1992 plantings on our Paracombe vineyard along with the various clones grown on the Waugh family vineyard. Both vineyards are rich in ironstone and are minimally irrigated
Alc: 14.0%
Production: 510 cases (12 x 750mL)

Award/Accolade History

2015 Vintage; 92 Points Halliday Wine Companion 2021
2014 Vintage; 91 Points Nick Stock JamesSuckling.com, 90 Points Halliday Wine Companion
2013 Vintage; Blue Gold 2019 Sydney International Wine Competition, 90 Points Jeremy Oliver, 90 Points JamesSuckling.com, 90 Points Campbell Mattinson The Wine Front
2012 Vintage; Gold 2018 Sydney International Wine Competition, 94 Points Halliday Wine Companion
2010 Vintage; Blue Gold 2015 Sydney International Wine Competition, 2 Gold Medals 2014 Royal Adelaide & Adelaide Hills Wine Show, 92 Points Rob Geddes MW, 92 Points Halliday Wine Companion, 90 Points Gary Walsh The Wine Front
2008 Vintage; 90 Points Rob Geddes MW
2005 Vintage; 90 Points Halliday Wine Companion
2004 Vintage; 92 Points Halliday Wine Companion