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Block 3 Cabernet Sauvignon

2010 Block 3 Cabernet Sauvignon


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In the pursuit of excellence, the 2010 Eden Hall Cabernet Sauvignon comes from selected rows in Block 3 and spent nearly three years in French oak followed by more than a year in bottle prior to release. As a result it is a complex full bodied wine that demands attention. The wine is deep purple-crimson and true to variety on the nose and the palate showing aromas of vanilla and a hint of capsicum and flavours of cassis and black cherries. It finishes with firm, rounded and lingering tannins. Enjoy now and beyond 2030.

The 2010 vintage followed excellent late winter and spring rainfalls – the best for the past five years – that thankfully replenished the parched soils. Warm conditions in early spring lead to an early bud burst, but a cool October kept the vines growing slowly.

A heat spike in November generated leaf and canopy growth, ensuring the Avon Brae vineyard looked ‘picture perfect’ by the
end of the month. This early heat also impacted upon fruit set, thereby reducing crop levels across the board. In early 2010, the mild conditions ensured that vintage commenced slightly earlier than average, characterised by healthy vines with below average yields.

An even ripening period saw the Avon Brae vineyard produce distinctive Shiraz and Cabernet based wines of impeccable balance, freshness, varietal character and fruit purity

Region: Eden Valley, Barossa South Australia

Harvested: 29 April 2010

Alcohol: 13.9%

pH: 3.66

Residual Sugar: 0.43

Bottled: Jauary 2013

Total Production: 3810 bottles