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HICKINBOTHAM WINERY Trueman Cabernet Sauvignon, McLaren Vale 2018

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94 points - NS 94 NS HICKINBOTHAM WINERY Trueman Cabernet Sauvignon, McLaren Vale 2018 HICKINBOTHAM WINERY Trueman Cabernet Sauvignon, McLaren Vale 2018

HICKINBOTHAM WINERY Trueman Cabernet Sauvignon, McLaren Vale 2018

<h2>Trueman McLaren Vale Cabernet Sauvignon</h2> <p>The Trueman has a nose of blackberries and chocolate with notes of rose petal and sage. A balanced palate with black plum notes and a fresh acidity is interlaced with velvety tannins.</p> <p>The Cabernet Sauvignon fruit is sourced from Hickinbotham’s 200 Block, 300 Block and 100 Block. Clusters are hand-picked, destemmed and gently crushed to open-top fermenters. Berries are cold-soaked and pumped over daily with a minimum of 18 days on skins. Post-fermentation, the must is basket pressed with light pressings added to free-run and hard pressings kept separate. Aged 15 months in fine-grain Bordeaux coopered barrels of which 75% are new.</p>
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Trueman McLaren Vale Cabernet Sauvignon

The Trueman has a nose of blackberries and chocolate with notes of rose petal and sage. A balanced palate with black plum notes and a fresh acidity is interlaced with velvety tannins.

The Cabernet Sauvignon fruit is sourced from Hickinbotham’s 200 Block, 300 Block and 100 Block. Clusters are hand-picked, destemmed and gently crushed to open-top fermenters. Berries are cold-soaked and pumped over daily with a minimum of 18 days on skins. Post-fermentation, the must is basket pressed with light pressings added to free-run and hard pressings kept separate. Aged 15 months in fine-grain Bordeaux coopered barrels of which 75% are new.

  • Style: Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Vintage: 2018
  • Region: McLaren Vale
  • Code: HWTCS
  • Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Country: Australia

Region McLaren Vale

The McLaren Vale wine region is located between the Mount Lofty Ranges and the Gulf of St Vincent just South of Adelaide in South Australia. Historically it was John Reynell who established Chateau Reynella in 1838, and Thomas Hardy who purchased the historic Tintara in 1876, that kick started the development of the McLaren Vale wine industry. The climate is generally considered warm, although different aspects, altitude and the effect of the cooling ocean breezes moderate the climate within the different sub-regions of the Vale. A large number of soil types are present, although red-brown loams dominate. The biggest viticultural challenge is the potential for drought and the overall lack of water. Full bodied, robust and plush reds typify the McLaren Vale style. Plantings are dominated by Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Grenache, with smaller plantings of whites including Semillon, and Chardonnay. More recent plantings of Mediterranean varieties particularly suited to the climate, including Sangiovese, Tempranillo, Mourvedre, Savagnin and Fiano have also been very successful.
ABN: 77 159 767 843
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