2012 Cabernet Sauvignon

CSPC #864496|$40.00

TASTING NOTES

18 months 50% new French oak.

Rich, black fruits of dark plum and currant mingle with herbaceous notes of green pepper, green olive and leather. There is an underlying spice that that continues through on the palate with slightly grippy, yet enjoyable tannin that will soften beautifully with age, fresh acidity and more savoury notes of earth, leather and tobacco. Delicious.

REVIEWS

92 POINTS: This wine has aromas of red and black currants, mint and vanilla. On the palate, there are flavours of black currant, espresso and dark chocolate. This wine was double decanted to help it open its aromas, flavours and its rich texture. Cellar this at least five years. John Schreiner

A tasty, dense example of cool-climate Cabernet Sauvignon that showcases the dry herbs aromas and flavours the Bordeaux grape expresses in BC vineyards. Classic cassis and blackberry liqueur accompany the herbs on the intense nose and dry palate while lovely French oak notes add depth and structure.  This Cabernet needs time in your cellar to fully bloom. The fine tannins should evolve nicely after a further 2 years. Drink 2016-2022. Liam Carrier

WINE SPECS 

Harvest Date  November 3, 2012   

Acid  6.8  g/L

PH  3.64

Aging 18 months 50% new French oak

Bottling Date   June 25, 2014

Residual Sugar 1.9 g/L 

Alcohol %  14.6