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Tumblong Hills Track Winding Back Gundagai Cabernet Sauvignon 2019

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(Gundagai | 14.3% Alc/Vol | Screwcap Closure)

*Minimum order of 12 bottles.

$23.00

Vintage Conditions

The resilience of the Tumblong Hills vineyard was on show in 2019; a mostly hot and dry vintage across the continent. Overall fruit yield was down, thus harvest 7 to 10-days earlier than average, though through prudent water and canopy management, grape quality was outstanding. Sugar levels were moderate, while acid and pH levels were unexpectedly good. Generally, vintage 2019 at Tumblong Hills delivered wines with bright fruit power, moderate alcohol levels and fresh integrated fruit acid profiles.

Winemaking Notes

The key to vintage 2019 wines commenced with the quality of the fruit. The dry vintage correlates in virtually nil disease pressure, while the bright and warm days provided fruit of even ripeness across individual vineyard blocks. Primarily machine-picked, this ‘Estate grown’ blend of Shiraz was primarily fermented in 4 tonne, open-top stainless-steel fermenters. As colour and flavour were in abundance, the wine remained on skins for 7 days before being pressed close to dryness and sent to French barriques and hogshead for maturation.

Technical Data

Alcohol
14.3%
Total acidity
6.2 g/Litre
pH
3.52
Residual sugar
3.5 g/Litre

Wine specs

Tasting notes

Colour of youthful magenta, aroma predominantly blackberry . Medium bodied palate flooded with variants of ripe red fruits and subtle spicy French oak, while still maintaining the fine-tannin composition that is synonymous with classic Cabernet Sauvignon wines.

Wine specs

Food pairing notes

Cabernet Sauvignon is best paired with nearly all red meat, including prime rib, New York strip and filet mignon. Also try lamb or pepper- crusted ahi tuna. The wine is best enjoyed with food and is great in sauces or reductions.

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