2019 Henschke Cyril Henschke Cabernet Sauvignon

An elegant and enchanting Cabernet Sauvignon named after one of Australia's winemaking pioneers.

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This Cabernet Sauvignon is named after Stephen's father and one of Australia's winemaking pioneers, Cyril Henschke.

In the late 1960's, it was Cyril who planted the Cabernet Sauvignon vines in the Henschke vineyard - so it only makes sense that the resulting wine from the grapes bears his legacy.

It's an enchanting expression of Cabernet - herbs, purple florals, blackberries, plums and cherries with earthy notes and fine grained tannin. A beauty of a wine from an outstanding vintage.

19/20
“This is an amazingly refined wine with a thrilling perfume and superbly pure fruit. It is a red light sabre of purity, and while it is a shame that yields were pinched in 2019, this wine is one of the most slender and direct Cyrils I have tasted, and I adore its balance and poise.”
- Matthew Jukes

97 points
"As is to be expected, it is a graceful wine with poised cassis tones and hints of flowering herbs, cedar, sage, fine spice, some distant spearmint, bay leaf and black olive. There is a touch of morello cherry as the wine fades with lovely fine-grained savoury tannin grip and a tail of spice and elegant black and red fruits.”
- Dave Brookes (Halliday Wine Companion)
95+ points
“It’s inescapably cabernet, and that’s a very good thing. It’s dusty and herbal and sinewy and dry, by expression, though its core values are built on blueberry, boysenberry, Ribena and mint. It feels elegant and sturdy at once, juicy too, its spice-drenched tannin pressing assertively through the long carry of the finish. This will cellar.”
- Campbell Mattinson (The Wine Front)

Dark garnet with ruby hues. Fragrant and perfumed aromas of thyme, marjoram, cassis, blackcurrant, blackberry compote and violets, with hints of cedar, nutmeg, dark chocolate and pepper. A deep and textural palate of fresh redcurrant, plum, bay leaf and dark baking spices, supported by refreshing acidity and fine cocoa-dusted tannins for an endless finish

3 Bottle limit

19/20 - “This is an amazingly refined wine with a thrilling perfume and superbly pure fruit. It is a red light sabre of purity, and while it is a shame that yields were pinched in 2019, this wine is one of the most slender and direct Cyrils I have tasted, and I adore its balance and poise.” - Matthew Jukes

97 points - "As is to be expected, it is a graceful wine with poised cassis tones and hints of flowering herbs, cedar, sage, fine spice, some distant spearmint, bay leaf and black olive. There is a touch of morello cherry as the wine fades with lovely fine-grained savoury tannin grip and a tail of spice and elegant black and red fruits.” - Dave Brookes (Halliday Wine Companion)


95+ points - “It’s inescapably cabernet, and that’s a very good thing. It’s dusty and herbal and sinewy and dry, by expression, though its core values are built on blueberry, boysenberry, Ribena and mint. It feels elegant and sturdy at once, juicy too, its spice-drenched tannin pressing assertively through the long carry of the finish. This will cellar.” - Campbell Mattinson (The Wine Front)

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