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2015 Cabernet Sauvignon Clay Block

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SKU: 16202-15

An equal quantity of Cabernet Sauvignon grapes were picked from the clay and sandy portion of Strewn`s Home Farm vineyard. They were fermented separately using the same yeast and aged in barrels from the same cooperage. Clay Block shows greatter minerality, bolder flavours and more complexity than Sandy Block.

Wine Specs
Vintage
2015
Varietal
Cabernet Sauvignon
Appellation
VQA Niagara-on-the-Lake
Alcohol %
14.0
Wine Profile
Tasting Notes
A herbal and smooth wine with flavours and aromas of cassis, sweet cherries, vanilla, mocha, crushed rock, black tea and eucalyptus. The acidity and firm tannins produce a long, smooth finish on the palate. Best Serving Temperature 16° to 19° C.
Ratings
90 Score "Lots of mocha and dark chocolate from oak aging on the nose and palate of this robust Niagara Cabernet. Vines are planted in clay and sand soils. Aromas of black fruit, leather, spice and smoke. Pair with grilled meats." Natalie Maclean (Canada's most widely quoted wine reviewer)
Awards
Silver Medal, 2018 International Wines & Spirits Competition / Bronze 2018 International Wine Challenge / Bronze 2018 decanter World Wine Awards
Winemaker Notes
Produced from fruit harvested 23rd November, 2015 from the clay portion of the Line 1 Strewn Home Farm vineyard, at 25.3 Bx. After fermentation in small stainless steel bins with malo-lactic fermentation, the wines were pressed French, American and Canadian oak barrels for a period of 19 months. Four barrels for specially selected for blending with bottling was undertaken after pad filtration.
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