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2019 Mount Horrocks Cabernet Sauvignon

Clare Valley, SA

A perfectly poised Cabernet Sauvignon from the skilled hands of Stephanie Toole.

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A stately expression of cabernet that’s right up there for quality.

Mike Bennie (The Wine Front)

About the Wine

Mount Horrocks owner and winemaker, Stephanie Toole, knows how to make a stylish wine. She loves emphasising the structure and backbone in her wines, while still keeping generous fruit flavours and site specific nuances from the certified organic vineyards they hail from.

This Cabernet Sauvignon is just that - deep, dark and seductive with attractive herbaceousness, wrapped up in an elegant package.

It's a poised and sophisticated wine, and made in limited quantity too, so get in while you still can.

About Mount Horrocks

Though Mount Horrocks came into being in the mid 80s it was when Stephanie Toole took over in 1993 that great things came to pass.

She is now known as one of Australia's best white wine makers, with some top notch reds also in her arsenal. She has three vineyards in the Clare Valley, all certified organic, and she deliberately restricts yields to maintain absolute quality.

In 1998 she opened the old railway station in the Clare Valley town of Auburn as a stunning cellar door.

Mount Horrocks
Mount Horrocks
Clare Valley, SA
Additional Info

From the Producer

Hand-picked from Stephanie’s low yielding vineyard, the ferment is gently plunged 3-4 times a day. The wine then spends 18 months maturation in French barriques, 35% of which are new. This is a textbook cabernet that displays the hallmarks of high quality fruit and attention to winemaking detail. Single vineyard, organically grown, this is a powerful wine from an extremely low yielding vintage.

164 Cases Produced

Blend : Cabernet Sauvignon (100%)
ABV : 14.00%
Closure : Screw Cap
Drink Until : 2035
Bottle Size : 750ml

Winemaker Stephanie Toole
Winemaker Stephanie Toole
Clare Valley, SA
Expert Reviews

Critic Reviews

94Points
The Wine Front

"Beautiful perfume, true cassis, lavender, mint and faint eucalyptus with just a hint of cedar. Similar to taste, fine boned, succulent, extra long with a really good, building tannin profile. This feels very elegant, polished, poised. A stately expression of cabernet that’s right up there for quality." - Mike Bennie (The Wine Front)

95Points
The Real Review

"Opaque core into a deep purple rim. A classic cabernet nose of cassis and tobacco leaf. Vibrant and youthful black fruits on entry; they meld into a black olive, tapenade, savoury line whilst a sandy grip of tannins controls and focuses. Great length and drive to the end. A wonderful medium-weighted red with poise and precision " - Stuart Knox (The Real Review)

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