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Richard Hamilton 'Hut Block' Cabernet Sauvignon

$26.00

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TOP McLAREN VALE CABERNET!

The 2019 Hut Block is an elegant Cabernet Sauvignon from our McLaren Vale Estate Vineyards. Rich, ripe cassis fruit showing hints of mint with oak derived mocha and vanillin highlights on the nose. Full of vibrancy, this wine has round, succulent varietal fruit with long tannins that give persistence and length

Alcohol by Vol.:
Alcohol: 14.5%
Vintage:
2020
Bottle size:
750mL
Bouquet:
Ripe blackberry fruits overlayed with hints of nutmeg, cinnamon and cedar through maturation in French oak, make this an unmistakable, classy Cabernet.
Palate:
Richly flavoured with ripe cassis, this medium to full bodied Cabernet has a rich round mid palate and great flavour persistence. Fine grained tannins provide texture and set the scene for longevity.
Cellaring:
The wine will have immediate appeal yet reward a decade or more of cellaring will enhance complexity.
Winemaking:
Our finest parcels of old vine Cabernet Sauvignon, the Hut Eleven is an individual 5 acre vineyard planted on sandy soils in the Hut Block. Low yielding vines are pruned and trained allowing dappled light to slowly ripen the fruit, enhancing the aroma and flavour. A rich, full palate of plush fruits with rounded tannins giving length, persistence and longevity.
Background:
Richard Hamilton is the fifth generation of his family to be involved in wine production in Australia. Richard Hamilton 1st planted some of the earliest vines in South Australia in 1837. His great, great grandson, Dr Richard Hamilton, has continued the family wine tradition on his own estate vineyards since 1972.
Vintage Conditions:
OAK TREATMENT 18 months in oak – 21% new French oak, balance in 1-4 year old French and American oak hogsheads.

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