Warramate Cabernet Sauvignon 2017 - Yarra Valley
Closure: Screw cap
Bottle size: 750ml
A medium-bodied “classic” claret style featuring a succulent, fruit-layered palate integrated with earthy complexity & fine dusty tannins. Juicy acidity underscores well-weighted voluminous fruit & a deep, long finish, combining generosity & concentration with finesse rarely found at this price point.
This one is personal… I worked at Warramate alongside its founder, the late Jack Church, in the early 2000’s and got to know him quite well. He struck me as a quiet, self effacing, beautiful man, a true gentleman of the vine, with vivid mischievous child-like blue eyes and a blistering intelligence who only seemed to speak when he had something meaningful to say. Jack was a great winemaker [alongside his son David] but both of them, like so many of the Yarra Valley pioneers, were not marketing people. Despite this Warramate developed an almost cult-like following through word of mouth and its loyal maillist clientele who eagerly awaited each years release.
Varietals: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
Region: Yarra Valley (Gruyere)
Vines: Fruit was sourced predominantly from the 2.3 acre plot devoted exclusively to the SA125 clone of Cabernet sauvignon and planted in 2000. The balance of the blend was derived from small volumes of Cabernet sauvignon and a small amount of Cabernet franc produced from the old vine Warramate 1970 plantings.
Cellaring: Given the youthful exuberance it currently displays, it is ready for immediate enjoyment. Expect a mellow and graceful evolution for 8+ years under suitable cellaring conditions.
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