2016 KT Cabernet Sauvignon Churinga Clare Valley

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Clare Valley through and though, this Cabernet is ripe rich and mouth-filling.

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There is nothing shy or wallflowerish about Clare Valley Cabernet, stout rich and power packed, these wines are a study in full-bodied intensity.<>

From a younger block in the Churinga vineyard, this dry-grown Cabernet comes from vines planted in 1994. It’s earthen and rich, with black berries sweet-plum, cassis and the chocolate mint thing that screams from the rooftops ‘Hey, how ya doing, I’m Clare!!’ (Cue the Missy Elliot singalong) .

So wonderful to see these type this released with a substantial amount of age. While young, the primary fruit, and rich tannins can jar a bit, yet with time everything softens, develops, and integrates. Pleasurable drinking.

Hand picked. Carefully selected. Fermented naturally. On skins. Every process involved in the creation of this wine is carefully considered to ensure the vibrant fruit remains the defining feature. Gentle hand plunging of the ferment and minimal working has produced a cabernet sauvignon with vibrant fruit concentration and finely grained mouthcoating tannins. Basket pressed, the wine was matured in 100% French oak with 30% new to ensure that the fruit is the defining feature.

Region: Clare Valley, SA
Blend: Cabernet Sauvignon (100%)
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Closure: 750ml
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92 Points - "There's no denying its place, this can only be from Clare. It's full of the appealing cassis dipped in mocha-mint, plums and coffee grounds, with almost sandy tannins. Full bodied, ripely flavoured and starting to reveal aged nuances, yet acidity is certainly doing its job." Jane Faulkner (Halliday Wine Companion)

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