2015 Huntington Estate Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot
Vintage: The 2015 vintage in Mudgee was a return to more ‘normal’ conditions, warm but not too hot, dry but not drought and with timely rain. Cool evenings resulted in a good ripening period, taking pressure off the Huntington Estate winemaking team.
Vineyard / Winemaking: Produced and bottled at Huntington Estate 80% Cabernet, 20% Merlot.
Description: Dark fruit and structure Intense colour, purple red.
Aroma: Jammy black fruit (blackcurrant and plum), sweet American oak (butterscotch, vanilla).
Palate: Medium to full-bodied. Intense fruit flavours (black fruit jam follows through in mouth), earthy notes. Good length.
Cellar: Will peak in the next 2 years as the tannins round out. Cellar for another 5 years+.
Drink with: Antipasto, BBQ. Italian food.