2016 Angullong Cabernet Sauvignon

Cool climate cabernet sauvignon is a wonderful wine. Complexity and texture, along with lovely flavours of blackberry, olive and blackcurrant are presented within a structural wine that has lovely fine tannins. It’s a wine that will reward a few years in the cellar.

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“… a no-nonsense, satisfying, typically regional Cabernet Sauvignon offering by Ben Crossing and the Angullong team. This 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon from the Orange region reflects its terroir and varietal attributes. 3 years of development have started to round off the angularity of components. This leads to a delivery of grippy savouriness with gobsful of red currant / dark berries.  Wafts of tobacco & maraschino cherries mingle with coconut essence to tease the taste buds.  This is all very well supported by textural tannins and sweet glycerol warmth. This well-priced 2016 Angullong Cabernet Sauvignon can be enjoyed now but will also benefit from some cellaring.” The Grape Hunter, Gilbert Labour, Aug 2019

GRAPE VARIETY: Cabernet Sauvignon
REGION: Orange Region, NSW
WINEMAKING: The fruit was fermented separately in stainless steel fermenters, with twice daily pump-overs to extract colour and flavour. A number of the parcels were then matured in French & American oak prior to blending.
COLOUR: Dark plum colour with a youthful crimson hue.
AROMA: Vibrant bouquet of plum, mulberry and blackcurrant with integrated oak complexity.
PALATE: Full and fleshy dark berry, black currant and cassis with balanced dusty tannins and lovely length.
WINE ANALYSIS: Alc/vol: 13.5%
ADDITIVES: Made using traditional methods. Some traces of egg products may remain. Preservative 220 added.
PEAK DRINKING: 2018 to 2022
FOOD MATCHES: Antipasto, pasta and a range of red meat dishes.