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2016 Noon Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon

2016 Noon Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon

98 Points Richard Caro
2016 Noon Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon
98 Points Richard Caro

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( Wine due October - book now ) A top label and a boutique legend. The Noon Cabernet uses the cooler climate of Langhorne Creek in South Australia to ripen long and achieve huge depth of lush, defined fruit. Deliciousness and nuance makes it drinkable now, while fine acid and ripe tannins support a serious life in cellar. Darlings of the world market, particularly in America, Parker has given multiple previous vintages 95+ points. It sells out so grab it while it's here.

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$69.99 in mixed 6+ or $77.99 per bottle

Overview

Grape

Cabernet Sauvignon

Its Origins

The Noon family’s winemaking on their McLaren Vale property had been local and slightly under the radar. But when the property went up for sale, son Drew Noon MW returned from winemaking work at Tyrrells and Cassegrain, and then as a jobbing winemaker in Victoria, to take over the reigns. Combining the simplicity and artisan directness of his father’s basket-press approach with his newfound skills in crafting wine to the highest market standards, Drew’s work ethic heavily overcompensated for what they lacked in backing. With continuing access to old vines in Langhorne Creek’s highly favourable climate, Noon wines soon won the attention of Robert Parker and international acclaim was to follow. While remaining full-bodied, hedonistic reds of the old school tradition, Noon wines’ combination of extreme approachability with distinctive authenticity and character has ensured them an enduring position at the premium level of Australian winemaking.

What The Critics Say

Winemaker notes on 2016 vintage

"The Reserve Cabernet comes once again from two blocks on opposite sides of the road at Langhorne Creek – the Fruit Trees block (our long term source for this wine) and the Main Road block (first included in 2015). It displays lovely fresh Cabernet fruit flavours, in a full bodied, softly textured wine. The long finish is balanced by nice tannin grip."

91/100 Parker's Wine Advocate, Lisa Perrotti-Brown (2012 vintage)

"Deep garnet-purple in color, the 2012 Reserve Cabernet has a nose of creme de cassis, dark chocolate and crushed cloves with hints of cedar, black pepper and cumin. Very big, very full and very rich in the mouth to the point of being just a bit hot, it has a medium to firm level of chewy tannins and well-placed acidity. It finishes long and a touch bitter. Drink it now to 2022+."

Stats & Food Matching

  • Variety

    Cabernet Sauvignon

  • Colour

    Red

  • Region

    Langhorne Creek

  • Closure

    Cork

  • Volume

    750ml

This Wine Goes Well With

with BEEF
with GAME
with VENISON

Taste

5

Delivery & Returns

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If for any reason you are not entirely happy with your order or you suspect that they may be affected by a quality issue, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will remedy the problem straight away. Contact us on 0800 422 767.

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