2010 SELDOM INN CABERNET
360 cases produced
Fruit is sourced from 45 year vines in the McLaren Vale region. The resultant wine is aged in 500L French oak puncheons to softly give a subtle oak influence.
A sweet chocolate and carob nose with black and blue berries , floral violets perfumed with subtle underlying cedar cigar box complexity, combine with generous soulful luscious fruits on the palette with a touch of powdery tannin. With a small percentage of petit Verdot blended to add interest creating a lifted perfumed aroma and fuller structure to the palate.
Aged in 30% new 500L Russian Oak and balance in 1 & 2 year old French 300L
Wine making stats pH 3.7 , TA 6.9 g/L, Alcohol 14.8%,
Silver Perth Royal Wine Show 2012
Bronze Australian Small Winemakers Show 2012