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Chalk Hill

2017 Chalk Hill Cabernet Sauvignon



Vintage :  2017

Variety :  100% Cabernet Sauvignon

Colour :  Dark purple with red hues

Aromatics :  Aromatic nose of concentrated blackcurrant fruit with dark chocolate and violet notes. 

Palate :  A concentrated wine with layers of dark berry and blackcurrant fruit, mingling with dark chocolate and tobacco leaf notes. Long lingering finish.

Cellaring :  Will reward cellaring for 5-7 years or more.

Vineyard Notes: 2017 was a good vintage for Cabernet in McLaren Vale which produced concentrated fruit with rich textures and flavours. Selected from 2 of our premium vineyards aged 25 years and 50 years.

Winemakers Notes: Picked in the early hours of the morning, the wine was crushed and then fermented on skins for 10 days. The wine was then aged for 15 months in a combination of new and used French oak barrels, of which 15% were new.

Food Pairing: Roast venison with Cabernet Jus

Alcohol: 14%


Click here to download a PDF copy of our 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon tasting notes


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