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PLAN B WINES GT Cabernet Sangiovese, Geographe 2016

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91 points - HH 91 HH 90 points - JH 90 JH PLAN B WINES GT Cabernet Sangiovese, Geographe  2016 PLAN B WINES GT Cabernet Sangiovese, Geographe  2016

PLAN B WINES GT Cabernet Sangiovese, Geographe 2016

<p>PLAN B ‘GT’ Cabernet Sangiovese, Geographe</p> <p>Plan B’s winemaker is Bill Crappsley, who has racked up more than 50 vintages in a career spanning almost 50 years. He has made wines all over Australia, and some of them have won major trophies. The Cabernet Sauvignon for this wine is sourced from the Ferguson Valley in Geographe, from deep, gravelly, loam slopes with a north-westerly aspect at 220 metres. Careful canopy management allows even, physiological ripening of the fruit and skins. Harvested cool and crushed to open fermenters, left on skins for 10 days.</p> <p>The Sangiovese is sourced from Carbunup in Margaret River. The fruit is gently crushed with a short pump-over to manage the tannins. The wine is barrel matured for 18 months in new and seasoned French oak, bottled unfined, and is, says Plan B: ‘A wine for the long road, a true Gran Turismo’. It typically shows blackcurrant, fresh plum, bay leaf and leather spice, with background tomato leaf tannin, a lovely medium bodied structure and crunchy acidity.</p>
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PLAN B ‘GT’ Cabernet Sangiovese, Geographe

Plan B’s winemaker is Bill Crappsley, who has racked up more than 50 vintages in a career spanning almost 50 years. He has made wines all over Australia, and some of them have won major trophies. The Cabernet Sauvignon for this wine is sourced from the Ferguson Valley in Geographe, from deep, gravelly, loam slopes with a north-westerly aspect at 220 metres. Careful canopy management allows even, physiological ripening of the fruit and skins. Harvested cool and crushed to open fermenters, left on skins for 10 days.

The Sangiovese is sourced from Carbunup in Margaret River. The fruit is gently crushed with a short pump-over to manage the tannins. The wine is barrel matured for 18 months in new and seasoned French oak, bottled unfined, and is, says Plan B: ‘A wine for the long road, a true Gran Turismo’. It typically shows blackcurrant, fresh plum, bay leaf and leather spice, with background tomato leaf tannin, a lovely medium bodied structure and crunchy acidity.

  • Style: Cabernet Sauvignon-Sangiovese
  • Vintage: 2016
  • Region: Geographe W.A.
  • Code: PBWGT
  • Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon,Sangiovese
  • Country: Australia
ABN: 13 133 179 656
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