This is pure cabernet with aromas and flavours reminiscent of black olive, cassis and a tease of mint; these combine well with the oak. The palate is intense but elegant, with good flesh and the variety’s firm, gripping tannins.
Grape variety: cabernet sauvignon
Region: South Australia, including Coonawarra, McLaren Value and Langhorne Creek.
Maturation: 13 months in French and American oak, one-third new, two-thirds older.
Price: $50 - $55