2016 Nest Egg Cabernet Sauvignon
Regular price AU $99.00
A very dry Spring and warm Summer led to our earliest start to vintage on record. Cabernet Sauvignon parcels were harvested from premium sites and processed with up to 50% whole berries.
Such was the power and concentration of the 2016 Nest Egg Cabernet, the barrels were matured for an incredible 28 months to ensure tannins were fully integrated and to add further complexity to the wine. The final blend included 50% New French Oak barriques, with the remaining 50% being first and second fill French Oak. Only the tightest grained, premium oak selected especially for Cabernet, is used for Nest Egg wines.
All Cabernet barrels were then individually tasted with elite barrels selected for the Nest Egg range based on intensity of flavour, concentration, and finesse. Made in limited quantities, this vintage is comprised of only 11 barrels.
The resulting wine is deep purple with garnet hues. Powerful yet distinctly cool climate, the pallet mirrors the nose with flavours of blackberries, violets, cedar and dried herbs. Richly textured with a dense, round mid palate and long velvet tannins, the wine has developed and evolved beautifully over time with cellar potential of over 15 years.
A perfect partner for red meat, enjoy with steak or slow-cooked ribs.