Katnook Founder’s Block Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

$52.00

This is quintessential Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon.

Supple, medium bodied wine with elegant aromas of red berries, violets and hints of mint. Well proportioned with generous fruit and a persistent finish.

An easy partner to a wide range of foods including pasta, red meats, quail and dishes with spicy or smokey flavours.

Winemaker Wayne Stehbens

6 in stock

Description

Katnook Founder’s Block Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

Bronze Medal – 2014 Decanter Worldwide Awards (2011)

Region :: Coonawarra

Harvest :: 16th March – 12th April

pH :: 3.4 Acidity :: 7.1g/L RS :: 2.5g/L Alc/vol :: 13.5%

Vintage :: Good winter rainfall led to a warm and dry spring.These dry conditions continued right through the growing season which in turn produced an earlier start to vintage. These conditions produced red wines that have great colour and fine tannins.

Oak Maturation :: Approximately 20 percent of this wine was matured for four months in a combination of French and American oak Barriques.

Food Matching :: Red meats of all kinds, with rich reductions is an ageless accompaniment, also try aged cheddar or dark chocolate.

Colour :: Deep crimson red with purple hues.

Nose :: Attractive nose of blackcurrant, red fruits and hints of regional mint. Subtle vanillin oak and sweet spice.

Palate :: A medium bodied wine, expressing sweet berry fruit and light oak flavours. Ripe dark berries, plum and dusty mulberry with subtle regional mint highlight the rich palate. Finely grained tannins add to the lingering fruit.

Food Matching :: Red meats of all kinds, with rich reductions is an ageless accompaniment, also try aged cheddar or dark chocolate.

Katnook Founder’s Block Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

Katnook Founder’s Block wines are named in honour of the original land holding of John Riddoch, the founder of Coonawarra. The Founder’s Block range is styled for everyday enjoyment, inviting a modern generation of wine consumers to explore the pleasures of Coonawarra wine. The wines are grounded in the past but genuinely focused on the present. They are honest, fruit driven, harmonious and shine with pure Coonawarra character