2018 Castle Rock Estate Cabernet Sauvignon
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2018 Castle Rock Estate Cabernet Sauvignon

Porongurup, Western Australia, AUSTRALIA
$22. 99 Bottle
$275.88 Dozen
Cellar: Drink now - 6 Years (2022-2028)
ABV: 13%
Closure: Stelvin

From 35 year old vines. Dense black as night colour with a deep dark red black hue. Pronounced blackcurrant aromas infused with black olives are married to tobacco leaf, toasty cedar, earth and bay leaf notes. Mid weighted and refined, red to black currant and mulberry fruits meld into dusty cedar, earthy tobacco and spicy bay leaf nuances. Slightly dryish fine boned tannins with an elegant and faintly chalky conclusion.
Cellar 5-6 years. 
Alc. 13%

Other Reviews….
Refined, fine-boned, pretty cabernet, shaped by chalky tannins that linger and whip around the palate. The impact of oak is minimal, leaving ample room for cassis to fully unfurl and eddy about. Something utterly satisfying on the palate here. Power without weight. From talented hands comes this quietly elegant wine, grown in a tiny, beautiful little region. And the price: don't start. Drink by 2030.
95 points
Erin Larkin – James Halliday’s Australian Wine Companion