CHRISMONT Cabernet Sauvignon 2017
The Chrismont label is dedicated to classic European varietals, with this Cabernet Sauvignon the perfect fit. Made from fruit harvested off the renowned Jacko’s Block in King Valley, we’ve also upped the ante by releasing this vintage with some bottle age to complete (or start!) the benefits of fine cellaring for you.
COLOUR: Dark cherry red.
AROMA: Black cherry and berry aromas combined with toasty oak.
PALATE: Ripe plum and blackcurrant flavours with red capsicum and subtle oak. A full-bodied wine with a fine, tannin texture.
The grapes are crushed and fermented in two batches; one on skins for seven days before being drained off, and the other fermented and left on skins for an extra four weeks extended maceration. These two variations help to show off the classic cabernet structure, while also assisting to maintain colour vibrancy and varietal flavours. The new wine is then racked into new and older French oak
Hogsheads for malolactic fermentation and 18 months maturation before being blended and prepared for bottling.” Warren Proft, winemaker
Pair with beef eye fillet served with chive tossed chats, seasonal vegetables and red wine jus [Chrismont Restaurant, July 2021].