Heartland Estate Cabernet 2018

The fruit comes from vines with an average age of more than 25 years, grown on sandy loam soils in cool-climate Langhorne Creek. The grapes were crushed into 8-tonne open fermenters, left on skins to cold macerate for three days prior to fermentation. Fermentation occurred at or under 23°C (with a Rhône isolate yeast). This helped to extract the skin tannin while maintaining aromatics.

The wine underwent its malolactic conversion in oak, and was then racked and returned to French and Amer
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12058
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Wine Category Red
Wine Sub Category Cab. Sauvignon
Region Langhorne Creek
Country Australia
Vintage 2018

The fruit comes from vines with an average age of more than 25 years, grown on sandy loam soils in cool-climate Langhorne Creek. The grapes were crushed into 8-tonne open fermenters, left on skins to cold macerate for three days prior to fermentation. Fermentation occurred at or under 23°C (with a Rhône isolate yeast). This helped to extract the skin tannin while maintaining aromatics.

The wine underwent its malolactic conversion in oak, and was then racked and returned to French and American oak for a 12-month maturation.

An imperial purple cloak gives ample warning of the power in the glass. The sweet fragrance of dark forest berries immediately floods the senses, offset by a diverse spice rack of secondary aromas. Clean bright fruit dominates the palate complemented by dusty tannins, with surprising depth and length of finish. - Ben Glaetzer,
Heartland


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