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2008 Barossa Cabernet Sauvignon

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$80 Per Bottle

Only 13 left in stock


We’ve recently enjoyed tasting some older wines at Cellar Door and thought it would be great to release a small allocation of wines from the museum for you to enjoy at home.

Winemakers Comments

The 2008 Estate Cabernet was picked earlier than ever, in mid-February, and crushed into our concrete open fermenters, having a 24-hour cold soak before inoculation. Heading down boards were utilised after two days to keep the cap submerged and allow better control of the fermentation rate. Splashing-over of the wine helped increase oxygen and circulation through the skins. The wine was then pressed to French and American oak barrels for malolactic fermentation and racked three times over two years, before final blending and bottling. The 2008 shows the classic Barossa Cabernet characteristics of cassis, black olives and mint. - Richard Langford

StyleMedium bodied, rich, classy
Maturation24 months in American and French oak
VarietyCabernet Sauvignon
Vine Age35 to 50 years

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