Vineyard 1913 SA CABERNET SAUVIGNON

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Vineyard 1913 is nestled at the top of the Monash Valley, the section number 1913 dates back to the early 1900’s when the land was subdivided and allocated to return soldiers from WW1.

The story behind the name

Description

Vineyard 1913 is nestled at the top of the Monash Valley, the section number 1913 dates back to the early 1900’s when the land was subdivided and allocated to return soldiers from WW1. The
vineyard is a family owned wine business, and a four generation viticulturist and wine producer. The Riverland region of South Australia enjoys a climate with low rain fall, mild winters, dry summers and low humidity. Sandy loam rich and fertile soils make this a perfect climate and regionfor growing grapes.

Style

Style

This is a rich and complex wine with layers of flavour and soft, fine, well-structured tannins. The wine shows a brick red colour with a rich and complex nose prominent in blackcurrant, tobacco and typical leafy characters with hints of game. There are hints of cassis flavours, cigar box and cedar all combined with lingering gamey note.

fruit

Fruit

The fruit for this wine was harvested from vineyards with careful row selection yielding the best possible parcels for use in this blend. The fruit was harvested within the range of 13.5 to
14.0 Baume, once it had developed a full intensity and complexity of flavours, embodied by a full rounded tannic structure, important for mouthfeel and long, complex flavours on the finish.

Vinification

Vinification

The quality of the fruit lent itself to extended skin contact for optimum extraction of colour, so after crushing the fruit was Fermented on skins in temperature – controlled stainless steel for
between ten and twelve days. Pressing, settling and clarification followed and the winemaking process was completed with the assessment and grading of all the separate components before
assemblage of the final blends.

Characteristics

Characteristics

REGION
Riverland, South Australia
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COLOUR
Brick red colour
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NOSE
The nose offers a varietal
expression with plum and black
olive and a hint of
herbaceous. Blackcurrant,
tobacco and typical leafy
characters with hints of game.
nose prominent in blackcurrant,
tobacco and typical leafy
characters with hints of game.
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PALATE
Careful oak handling has added
complexity to both the nose and
the palate, while complimenting
the blackcurrant flavours with
superb length and elegant
tannins.
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MATURATION
The wine was stored in stainless
steel tanks to preserve fruit
freshness and flavour.
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FOOD MATCH
It currently makes a superb
accompaniment to red meats,
game birds and hard cheeses.
Try it also with hearty stews and
casseroles.
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ALCOHOL (Alc/Vol) 13.5
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