Mountadam Vineyards

2015 Mountadam Eden Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

Winemakers Note 

 

The wine has a deep red colour on release.  The wine has  a perfumed herbal aroma of bay leaf, black currant leaf, dried sage and black olive.  A ripe black currant character adds to the wines charm.  The palate is fruit forward with characters of black currant and plum dominating the front palate.  The wine has an underlying spiciness and supple long tannins. 

 

The fruit was harvested in early April  2015.    The parcels were fermented in 8T fermenter with heading down boards.  The ferment was rack and returned twice daily.  Maturation was carried out for twelve months in French oak barriques (10% new barrels, 50% 1-2 year old barrels, 40% older  barrels).  The wine can be enjoyed young but will reward careful cellaring for up to and possibly  beyond 2024.

 

$27.00
$162.00
 Case of 6

Wine Specs

2015
Cabernet Sauvignon
95

Wine Profile

'Very good colour; another example of Helen McCarthy's skills as a winemaker, sculpting a cabernet with razor-sharp varietal definition, and also managing to provide textural complexity going beyond the tannins that are part and parcel of the variety. It all adds up to a cabernet that is already enjoyable, but also has a long future', James Halliday Wine Companion Magazine. 95 points