2017 Bush Track Cabernet Sauvignon

Whole berry fermentation in open pots. Fermented with indigenous yeast and plunged twice daily. At the completion of ferment given an extra 2 – 3 weeks on skins prior to pressing then transferred and matured in 18% new French oak and 82% in Flexicube. Matured on lees without racking for 18 months prior to blending, filtration and bottling. Matured for a further 10 months in bottle.

Production Notes

Whole berry fermentation in open pots. Fermented with indigenous yeast and plunged twice daily. At the completion of ferment given an extra 2 – 3 weeks on skins prior to pressing then transferred and matured in 18% new French oak and 82% in Flexcube. Matured on lees without racking for 18 months prior to blending, filtration and bottling. Matured for a further 10 months in bottle.

Tasting Notes

Colour:

Deep garnet

 

Nose:

Vibrant varietal characters of red current, choc-mint and a waft of fresh bay leaf.

 

Palate:

Beautiful fine grain tannins that create a lovely even balanced structure. Cool fruits and bright acidity lead to a satisfying finish.

Technical details

Vineyard:

Conmara Vineyard, Whorouly South

 

Region:

Alpine Valleys

 

Alcohol:

13.5%

 

Volume made:

100 dozen

 

RRP:

$30

 

Winemaker:

Jo Marsh

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