Bellwether Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon 2008


Origin: Coonawarra | Region: South Australia | Style: Medium-bodied Red Wine | Alcohol: 14%

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Grape(s): Cabernet Sauvignon

Drinkability: Impress

From hand-picking to the slow, delicate basket pressing, with a vision of creating a pure, expressive example of one of Australia’s most iconic wine styles. Milk Chocolate and Classic very fine grain tannins, drinking well but will age for 20 years or more. Hand pruned and picked, natural yeast fermentation, matured in french oak barriques, about 30% new.This fragrant nose follows to a wine with great density and length. Will age a long time 25-30 years. Yet to be released, be the first to sample this powerful wine.

Studied in Bordeaux and California, Sue Bell concentrates all her efforts on small parcels of fruit and produces wine in Tasmania, Coonawarra, Heathcote and Wrattonbully. With her academic background focused on agriculture, even though she buys all her fruit, she still has the advantage of advising her growers on how to improve production. Naturally, this Cabernet was planted on a perfect location, greatly benefiting from the rich terra rossa soils, formed through the transformation of limestone over thousands of years.

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