2016 Cooke Brothers Broderick Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon

Adelaide Hills, SA

Smashable Cabernet from the Basket Range in the Adelaide Hills.


 An effortless feel here. Lovely.

Mike Bennie (The Wine Front)

About The Wine

This is a new partnership between three brothers, Simon, Jason and Ben Cooke. 

Ben, the youngest of the three, has an extensive background in wine, working as everything from a retailer to an assistant winemaker at Shaw + Smith for almost a decade and even vintages overseas at the famed Williams Selyem winery in California.

After starting his own viticultural consulting business in 2012, Ben now produces small batches of wine from the vineyards he manages around the Adelaide Hills. It's fair to say he's hit the ground running.

This Cabernet comes from the organic farm run by the Broderick family in the Basket Range. It's a slippery, elegant cool climate Cabernet which shows great finesse and drinks beautifully from day dot. This isn't the hulking, bulky Cabernet you see further to the North of SA, this is a supple, medium-bodied Cabernet which would perfectly compliment a lamb roast on Sunday afternoon.

Wine maturing in barrel at Cooke Brothers
Wine maturing in barrel at Cooke Brothers
Adelaide Hills, SA
Additional Info

From The Producer

Grown in Basket Range just up the road from where we live by the lovely Broderick family.

Handpicked 19th March. The grapes were destemmed and sent to tank where the ferment was completed by indigenous yeast. Extended maceration occurred over a skin contact period of 22 days. The wine was then basket pressed and sent to french oak barriques to mature for 14 months. Bottled 28th June 2017. 1130 bottles produced.

Blend : Cabernet Sauvignon (100%)
ABV : 14.00%
Closure : Screw cap
Drink Until : 2028
Bottle Size : 750ml

Broderick Vineyard
Broderick Vineyard
Adelaide Hills, SA
Expert Reviews

Critic Reviews

The Wine Front

"Sleek, sultry, satisfying red of just enough heft but plenty of freshness. A mesh of black berries, currants, black olive, pepper and that sweet herby thing that happens when you crush lemon myrtle leaves in your hands. The smooth ride across the palate is moreish, the supple chew that builds to the long, lazy finish speaks of potential to mature well, and if not, then good structure for now. Oak seasoning just so. An effortless feel here. Lovely." - Mike Bennie (The Wine Front)


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