Berton Reserve Coonwara Cabernet Sauvignon

£16.45

This Cabernet wine has an intense, ripe berry bouquet with hints of chocolate and liquorice. The palate is brimming with crushed blackcurrant fruit flavours enhanced by subtle eucalyptus and mint notes characteristic of this region and is beautifully complemented by elegant French oak notes.

International Wine Challenge, Commended, 2014;
International Wine & Spirit Challenge,Silver Outstanding,2014

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This Cabernet is a wine of restrained power with an intense, ripe berry bouquet with hints of chocolate and liquorice. The palate fills with crushed blackcurrant fruit flavours over the typical herbaceous characters of eucalyptus and mint and is beautifully complemented by elegant French oak notes. Berton Vineyards is located in High Eden, a sub-region of Eden Valley, South Australia. The altitude and cool climate provides ideal conditions for the production of high quality fruit. Surrounded by native yacca grass and watched over by the superb blue wren, they grow some of the best Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay in the hills. This Cabernet is a wine of restrained power with an intense, ripe berry bouquet with hints of chocolate and liquorice. The palate fills with crushed blackcurrant fruit flavours over the typical herbaceous characters of eucalyptus and mint and is beautifully complemented by excellent French oak. The grapes were sourced from the prized terra rossa region of Coonawarra. They were picked in late April and fermented in closed fermenters for 10 days at between 25 and 28 degrees and was pumped over 4 times a day. The wine was then pressed off into stainless steel tanks where it completed its malolactic fermentation in the late autumn. The wine was then racked off onto French oak with an equal spread of new, 1, 2 and 3 year old oak. It was matured for a year during which time if received one racking Food Recommendations:- The reserve will age well for 5-8 years and will accompany aged beef served with herb roasted subterranean vegetables.

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Weight 1000 kg
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