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Rosily Vineyard

Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

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Appearance: Clear, bright, deep red / purple with a crimson hue.

Nose: Strong varietal definition including blackberry and cassis fruits with well-integrated cedary oak.

Palate: Medium to full-bodied wine with typical sub district blueberry, olive, mint and spice characters. A dried herb finish is well supported by fine grainy tannins and French oak.

Cellaring: Enjoy on release or cellar for eight to ten years from release (June 2020).

Wine Specs
Cabernet Sauvignon
Harvest Date
13th and 27th March, 10th and 16th of April 2018, by hand
16 Months maturation in French Oak (40% new)
Bottling Date
6th December 2019
Wine Profile
Vineyard Notes
The most elevated section of our certified organic single vineyard site has a significant gravel component in the soils, which is crucial for the consistent production of premium cabernet sauvignon fruit. The 2018 cabernet was harvested at 2.02 tonnes to the acre, and the vine age at the time of harvest was 24 years. The cabernet vines were hand pruned, hand leaf plucked (to ensure good sunlight into the canopy) and hand harvested.
There were 815 cases of 2018 cabernet sauvignon bottled, versus an average of 688 cases.
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