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2016 William Wilson Shiraz Cabernet

2016 William Wilson Shiraz Cabernet

2016 Shiraz Cabernet

Coonawarra, SA

A dry Shiraz Cabernet made in the old ‘Coonawarra’ style, celebrating the legacy of William Wilson.

From $300 per bottle

    Wine Details

    • Region Coonawarra
    • Vintage 2016
    • Type RedWine
    • Variety Shiraz Cabernet
    • Volume 750ml
    • Alcohol Volume 14.5%
    • Standard Drinks 8.6
    • PH 3.40 g/l
    • Acidity 6.38 g/l
    • Closure Cork
    • Winemakers Notes Made from 55% Redman’s 80 year old North End Shiraz and 45% Balnaves 43 year old Paulownia Cabernet Sauvignon vines, the fruit was hand-picked, destemmed and fermented in open topped fermenters with plunging and pump overs. The Cabernet spent 26 days on skins. Maturation for 18 months in French oak barrels (38% new) preceded blending and bottling in February 2018.
    • Tasting Notes Deep red in colour, the nose displays dark mulberry and blackberry fruit with highlights of violets and subtle spicy French oak. The palate is smooth and light with fine grained tannin and great balance of fruit and structure.

    Wine Details

    • Region Coonawarra
    • Vintage 2016
    • Type RedWine
    • Variety Shiraz Cabernet
    • Volume 750ml
    • Alcohol Volume 14.5%
    • Standard Drinks 8.6
    • PH 3.40 g/l
    • Acidity 6.38 g/l
    • Closure Cork
    • Winemakers Notes Made from 55% Redman’s 80 year old North End Shiraz and 45% Balnaves 43 year old Paulownia Cabernet Sauvignon vines, the fruit was hand-picked, destemmed and fermented in open topped fermenters with plunging and pump overs. The Cabernet spent 26 days on skins. Maturation for 18 months in French oak barrels (38% new) preceded blending and bottling in February 2018.
    • Tasting Notes Deep red in colour, the nose displays dark mulberry and blackberry fruit with highlights of violets and subtle spicy French oak. The palate is smooth and light with fine grained tannin and great balance of fruit and structure.