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2017 Kalleske Merchant Barossa Cabernet Sauvignon

2017 Kalleske Merchant Barossa Cabernet Sauvignon

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2017 Kalleske Merchant Barossa Cabernet Sauvignon

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93+ Points
A rich and vibrant organic Cabernet from Barossa. This beautiful wine comes from some of the oldest family vines in the valley. Not over-ripe or jammy but balanced, with black and red fruits punching through with freshness against serious depth of spice, structure and classy oak. One hell of a wine, this one will decant well soon or cellar for some time.

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$39.99 in mixed 6+ or $44.99 per bottle

Overview

Grape

Cabernet Sauvignon

Its Origins

In South Australia's Barossa Valley, the Kalleske family have been farming and growing grapes since 1853 near the village of Greenock. They are one of the region's leading grape-growing families consistently growing some of the Barossa's best quality grapes. After six generations of growing grapes, winemaker and seventh generation family member, Troy Kalleske, together with his brother Tony, established the Kalleske winery and made the first ‘Kalleske’ wine. The winery is situated on the family estate where traditional winemaking techniques ensure the vineyard realises its full potential as wine. The 120 acre vineyard is planted to Shiraz, Grenache, Cabernet Sauvignon, Semillon, Chenin Blanc, Mataro, Petit Verdot, Durif, Viognier, Tempranillo and Zinfandel. Vines vary in age with the oldest remaining vineyard dating back to 1875 and an overall average vine age of about 50 years. The vineyard is low yielding with grapes grown organically and biodynamically and the winery is also certified biodynamic/organic.

What The Critics Say

Winemaker notes on previous 2016 vintage

"Traditional winemaking and maturation in new and seasoned French oak barrels has ensured a full-bodied varietal Cabernet Sauvignon displaying classic structure and richness typical of our Kalleske vineyard."

Marananga Wine Show, 2016 (2015 vintage)

Best Cabernet of show and People's Choice Award

Stats & Food Matching

  • Variety

    Cabernet Sauvignon

  • Colour

    Red

  • Region

    Barossa

  • Closure

    Cap

  • Volume

    750ml

  • Alcohol

    14.00%

This Wine Goes Well With

with BEEF
with GAME
with LAMB

Taste

4

Delivery & Returns

We deliver throughout New Zealand and to some locations overseas. Our deliveries are made by trusted third party carriers. For further details on prices and delivery options please go to DELIVERY INFORMATION section of our site.

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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