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Richard Hamilton "Hut Block" Cabernet Sauvignon (2016)

Product Information

Country: Australia

Area: South Australia / McLaren Vale

Wine style: Red

Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon

Style: Dry

Alc(%): 15

Producer: Richard Hamilton Wine Group

Serving Temperature(℃): 17-19

Size: 750ml

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Description

Deep red with scarlet highlights. Cassis fruit with hints of mint make this wine a definitive Cabernet Sauvignon. Elements of vanilla, cinnamon and mocha from oak maturation have augmented the fruit and contribute complexity. This full flavoured, rich Cabernet Sauvignon has blackberry fruit flavours within a medium-full bodied structure. It has a beautiful persistence, long  tannins and a round acidity to finish. 

Terroir/Vinification

CELLARING POTENTIAL: Appealing on release and has sufficient structure for 6-8 years of cellaring.

OAK TREATMENT: 25% new French oak, with older French and American oak

WINEMAKING NOTES: The fruit selected for this wine comes from our vineyard blocks to the south of the McLaren Vale township. Some oak fermentation has been used to enhance the aroma of the wine. The individual ferments were assembled on the first racking to allow the blend to mature as one wine. Our philosophy is to augment, rather than dominate, the fruit with oak and as a result 25% of the oak is new or one year old, with the remaining being used in the previous blends.

 

Accolades

 Sakura Women’s Wine Awards 2019 – Gold Medal!