2013 del Rios Cabernet Sauvignon

2013 del Rios Cabernet Sauvignon


Perfectly ripened fruit with blackcurrant and black olive aromas. A long smooth palate with firm tannins.

95 Rating - James Halliday - An altogether serious cabernet, with blackcurrant, bay leaf, and firm (not dry) tannins on the long, stylish palate, oak the bouquet garni.

Technical Information

Grape Varieties 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
Vineyard Mt Anakie, Geelong
Harvest date 28th March 2013
Details Alcohol: 13.6%  |  pH 3.52  |  Acidity: 6.4g/L
Serving Temperature 17°C
Cellaring potential 15+ years from vintage.

Wild yeast fermentation. Crushed to open fermenters with pump over until day 5, then 20 further days on skins.

Matured in 35% new French Oak and 65% 1-5-year-old French Oak, cross-flow filtered and bottled in August 2014.