Kerrigan + Berry Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 (Half Yearly Delivery)

The KERRIGAN + BERRY Cabernet Sauvignon is made from two old vine vineyards situated in Mt Barker and Margaret River, the two premier grape growing regions of Western Australia. While Margaret River has earned an international reputation for this variety, Mt Barker has quietly long produced cabernets of great subtlety and complexity. 

COLOUR: A dense blood red appearance with a black heart.

NOSE: The wine displays ripe berry aromas of great intensity from the Margaret River fruit with underlying dusty and earthy characters typical of Great Southern Cabernet Sauvignon. There is depth to the nose indicating there are reserves of complex aromas yet to develop and be exhibited in the wine.

PALATE: The palate is substantial with an intense and full flavour profile and ripe and fleshy sweet fruits fill the mid palate with long palate extension driven by ripe and mature tannin. The mouth feel is robust but the tannins are smooth.

CELLARING: This is a strong wine with ripe tannin and strong fruit depth, indicating it will benefit from careful cellaring. The expectation is that the wine would benefit from 10 years’ maturation.

TECHNICAL:

Vintage: 2012  |  Growing Region: Margaret River & Mount Barker

Variety: Cabernet Sauvignon   |  Alc Vol: 14.0%

 

FULL TASTING NOTE

 




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