Secret Deal Clare Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2020

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Mark Faber
SKU
KICA202011 UCAU
$29.99 Per item
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Bottle
750ml (Bottle)
$29.99 Per item
Established in 1997, this winery is the ultimate expression of the Clare Valley terroir. A symphony of diverse and unique microclimates masterfully composed, to deliver impeccable quality and style for each wine in their range. Meticulous site selection and diverse terroir enable them to deliver impeccable quality year on year through masterful composition. Owning vineyards that date back to 1865 and with many wines that score in the high 90s every year, this winery has built an enviable reputation not only in the Clare, but throughout Australia. "The XXXX Cabernet is sourced from the best rows at our Leasingham vineyard. These are overlooking Watervale. Allowing for maximum concentration of fruit, showcasing the XXXX house style consisting of Powerful Elegance." Fermented in open fermenters for 7-8 days. Pumpover twice daily. Basket pressed into quality French oak hogsheads 5% new balance 2-5 years old. Maturation in barrel for 15 months prior to blending and bottling. No Fining or filtration.
Established in 1997, this winery is the ultimate expression of the Clare Valley terroir. A symphony of diverse and unique microclimates masterfully composed, to deliver impeccable quality and style for each wine in their range. Meticulous site selection and diverse terroir enable them to deliver impeccable quality year on year through masterful composition. Owning vineyards that date back to 1865 and with many wines that score in the high 90s every year, this winery has built an enviable reputation not only in the Clare, but throughout Australia. "The XXXX Cabernet is sourced from the best rows at our Leasingham vineyard. These are overlooking Watervale. Allowing for maximum concentration of fruit, showcasing the XXXX house style consisting of Powerful Elegance." Fermented in open fermenters for 7-8 days. Pumpover twice daily. Basket pressed into quality French oak hogsheads 5% new balance 2-5 years old. Maturation in barrel for 15 months prior to blending and bottling. No Fining or filtration.

Scores & Reviews

96 / 100

Mark Faber

Complex, robust nose of mulberry, dark fruits, graphite, tar, smoky cassis, which then rolls through on the palate. Excellent grippy Cabernet tannins- lovely chewiness which frames the exceptionally long finish which ends on a chocolate and cedar note. Very good value for money.