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2015 Cabernet Sauvignon

  • Weight kg
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  • VarietyCabernet Sauvignon
  • Vintage2015

Vineyard
This sub-region of the Yarra Valley is recognised as a premium Cabernet Sauvignon area and with our five acres of vines now with twenty years of age (planted in 1996), they are producing Cabernet Sauvignon with great depth, concentration, structure and just enough herbaceousness to let you know it’s cool climate Cabernet. Grown in heavy grey clay and with VSP trellising to encourage light into the fruiting zone.

Winemaking
In 2015, the Cabernet Sauvignon grapes were cropped at 1.8 ton/acre and were hand harvested in early April and processed immediately. Crushed berries in the fermenter were fermented with wild yeasts and the ferments were treated with a light touch to encourage extraction of soft, ripe tannins from the skins. Once pressed, the wine was transferred to French oak barrels (45% new hogsheads) for wild malolactic fermentation and 12 months maturation. Rigourous barrel selection preceded the blend to ensure balance, fruit intensity, structure and longevity. Bottled without fining or filtration to optimise the expression of the Tokar Estate Cabernet site.

Sensory Analysis
Deep and bright in colour with a ruby edge. The nose screams classic Cabernet with spice cupboard, tobacco, olive, cassis and a fresh violet lift. The palate is medium bodied with tremendous intensity of flavour, wonderful balance and with plenty of fresh acidity pushing the wine long. Meanwhile the abundant super fine tannins coat the mouth in all the right ways.

Volume
416 cases

10% Discount off any Dozen Bottle Purchase or Mixed Dozen
NB: To receive the 10% discount – Either by choosing ‘A case of 12’ Tab or by choosing the ‘Single’ Tab of the same or different varietals to the total of 12 bottles

$45.00

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