Lourensford Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2015


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Aromas of ripe blackcurrant fruit with violets and tea leafy nuances greet you on the nose along with hints of cedar wood. The tannins on the palate are soft and smooth, yet structured and powerful. The flavours from the nose follow through to the palate along with flavours of juicy blackberries, mulberries and cassis. The complex palate has a lingering length on the finish and will awaken your taste buds leaving you yearning for more of this excellent wine

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Harvest Description

Lourensford Estate experienced a moderate wet winter that allowed vines to go into proper dormancy with budding that started a week or two earlier than usual. We did not have the usual severe South Easter winds at the start of summer. This resulted in very good and even budding and flowering of the vines. We experienced a fairly cool but very dry summer with moderate temperatures and cool nights that resulted in much faster ripening and the earliest recorded harvest dates in history on the Estate. The vines were generally very healthy and in good balance and harmony. With good canopy management and perfect ripening conditions we managed to bring the grapes in at just the desired time. This resulted in refined wines with elegance, good natural acidity and structure.


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