This has always been a single vineyard wine, but we have decided to emphasise this in the name. It’s made from our dry grown Wilyabrup Cabernet Sauvignon planted in 1973, picked in a number of small batches and carefully crafted to make the best Cabernet possible. Small quantities of other complementary varieties are trialled during the final blending to further add to the depth and complexity of the Cabernet Sauvignon. Elegant structure, complexity, depth.
Variety: Cabernet Sauvignon 88%, Petit Verdot 5.5%, Malbec
Region: Margaret River 100%, estate & dry grown, single vineyard
Oak:18 months in barriques with 50% new French oak
Picking Date: Cabernet hand picked 6th, 20th & 24th March 2014
Baumé:12.8 - 13.6 Be°
Ferment: Cold soak for 4 days, mix of hand-plunged open fermenters and pumped over closed fermenters. 16 to 36 days on skins. MLF in barrel.
WHAT SHOULD YOU EXPECT?
A very seductive wine offering immediate appeal and intrigue with dark cherry, cassis, plum, blueberry and mulberry aromas effortlessly mingling with balanced cedary oak, dark chocolate and vanilla. The palate is an example of power with finesse, showing concentrated fruit flavours, integrated oak and seamless tannins that carry the depth of flavours for a very long time. Cellaring potential at least until 2034.