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RegionIt's a secret
ColourIntense red purple.
Growing ConditionsAn excellent vintage with warm days & cool nights throughout the season allowing fruit to ripen to full flavour maturity with minimal disease pressure. The vines were able to ripen with minimal water stress, due to fuller soil profiles from the previous two seasons, with flowering and bunch set occurring with no issues. A warm February and March with no heat spikes allowed for excellent flavour development with nil stress. Fruit was picked in ideal conditions.
Vinification/MaturationHarvested in the cool of the morning then gently destemmed into open top fermenters. After a minimum maceration period of 14 days the ferments are air bag pressed, settled and racked to oak for maturation. Oak used was a combination of French hogsheads at 35% new, the balance being 1 to 3 year old barrels. Maturation in barrels for 16 months with minimal rackings before being carefully blended, lightly fined with egg whites and filtered before bottling
Alcohol/Vol14%
pH3.48pH
Acidity (TA)6.65 g/L
Bottles per Case12
Last Tasted Date15-12-2016
Peak Drinking2017-2030
95 points
2016 Wine Companion Australian Cabernet Challenge

McWilliam’s Online Cellar Members save over 58% off RRP… only $16.50 per bottle (RRP: $40 / botttle).

This Secret Cabernet Sauvignon is one to put on your to try list. Normally retailing for $40 a bottle, Online Cellar members can pick up a dozen pack of this cleanskin at only $16.50 a bottle… a saving of over 58%.

Scoring an outstanding 95 points at the 2016 Halliday Australian Cabernet Challenge, this wine presents a wonderfully aromatic and distinctly varietal nose of vibrant blackberry and redcurrant fruits and this translates to the mouth… a classically structured, medium bodied Cabernet with silky cassis (blackcurrant) and dark chocolate fruit. It finishes with fine, dry chamois tannins to give the wine tremendous length and structure.

Note: the bottles in this product will arrive to you unlabelled. Please refer to the label on the shipping carton for essential product information including standard drinks and allergens.

Weight 16 kg
Dimensions 37 x 28 x 36 cm

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