Tasting Notes

It's the Clare bush perfume of eucalyptus, aniseed and the like, along with fresh blackberry and blackcurrant, cedar and dusty earth. It often smells like a dry Australian forest after the rain has hit- petrichor- and equally evocative it is too. Medium bodied, firm and bony, kind of tense, but with a sweet redcurrant and blackcurrant small-berried intensity, the crunch of acidity and firm ropes of tannin, and a finish that's intense and phenomenally long, tinged with bush perfume and the promise of forgiveness, given a couple of decades. It's a very fine Cabernet. Unapologetically Australian, individual and magnificent.