The Winemakers Drop - Sale 8515W - Lot 40


26 April 2018, [clock31423896]

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Lot 40
12x 2015 Brash Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, Margaret River.

95 Points Ray Jordan
93 Points James Halliday
91 Points Huon Hooke
TROPHY - Australia and New Zealand Boutique Wine Awards 2017
GOLD Medal - National Wine Show; Perth Royal Wine Show; Australia and NZ Boutique Wine Awards
SILVER Medal - Sydney Royal Wine Show; WA Boutique Wine Show
BRONZE Medal - Melbourne Royal Wine Show; WA Royal Wine Show; and Australian Small Wine Makers

History: First released in 2013 this wine has received between 93 and 95pts from Halliday over this time. Other awards include Blue Gold at Sydney International; 95 Pts Ray Jordan; Ranked 2 out of 135 cabernets in a Huon Hooke Tasting. The 13 and 14 vintages sold out comfortably.

Mulberries, casses and graphite aromas greet on the nose, with hints of cedar and violets.
The entry is bright and pure with flavours of blueberries and cocoa nib gently resting on a tight backbone of fine-grain tannin and soft accidity.
The finish is persistent and elegant with yet more violets and cassis left to linger.
Matured in a mix of French oak barriques for 16 months.
Cellaring: 2025+, or drink now for freshness

For more information on this wine, see The Winemaker's Drop Tab.
Estimate $370-400