18 Eighty Nine Cabernet Sauvignon
The 2015 Cabernet’s depth of colour and intensity of flavour show tremendous concentration and it will cellar for up to seven years from vintage.
Vineyard Region: Victoria
Color: The 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon is rich crimson in colour.
Aroma: Aromas of red currant, dried herbs and some dusty, earthy undertones.
Palate: The juicy red berry fruits follow through to the palate, which is supple and savoury with fine, powdery tannins.
Wine Analysis: Alc/Vol: 14.5%
Peak Drinking: Until 2023
Growing Conditions: The 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon was sourced from a number of sites throughout Victoria including our Heathcote and Banksdale vineyards. It was harvested in parcels from early to late March at a range of baumé levels from 13.9 to 14.2.
Winemaker: Geoff Alexander
Winemaking Notes: Different parcels of the wine spent 12 months in French oak barriques of which 5% was new. It was bottled with an alcohol of 14.5%, a pH of 3.49 and an acid level of 6.1g/L.
Recommended food pairings: This elegant red wine makes a delicious partner to a wide variety of meat dishes. It would make a perfect partner to rare herb encrusted eye fillet of beef with roasted vegetables, or with an aged cheddar or Parmesan cheese at the end of a meal.
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