2011 Carrodus Cabernet Merlot

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Juicy acidity, characteristic of this vineyard, underlays soft fruit and fine dusty tannins.  In true Yarra Yering tradition, it combines power with poise, concentration with finesse.

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Hand harvested and destemmed and crushed into 600kg tea chest fermenters. Hand plunged twice daily until fermentation is complete. Basket pressed for gentle tannin extraction before malolactic fermentation in French oak Bordeaux shaped barrels for 20 months. Bottled via gravity without filtration.

Technical Data

Varietals: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot

Region: Yarra Valley, Victoria, Australia.

Vines: Fruit sourced exclusively from 1969 planted Cabernet Sauvignon

Cellaring: Drinking beautifully at present and will evolve for a further 20 years under suitable cellaring conditions.  

Alcohol: 13.5%