Country of Origin: Australia
Type: Red Wine
Grape Variety: Cabernet Sauvignon
Alcohol Volume / ABV: 13.5%
With its rich history dating back to 1896 when Coonawarra's 1st vintage was crafted in their Woolshed, Katnook Estate's maritime climate & unique terra rossa or red earth soils are indicative & representative of Coonawarra's wine styles. Their 155 hectare vineyards have Entwine Accreditation which is Australia's official wine environmental assurance program. It lies in one of the only regions of Australia that can genuinely claim the influence of terroir with the unique combination of the area's multi-layered soil with excellent water holding capacity, microclimate, & topography imparting intrinsic qualities to its wines that can't be reproduced anywhere else. With its long, warm summers, cool autumns, & cold winters, the climate of Coonawarra has been compared to that of Bordeaux. A well structured, medium bodied wine expressing rich dark berry fruits, sweet spice, and oaky notes from oak maturation. This wine is all about gentle tannins & rich fruit that you can enjoy now or cellar over the next 5 years. Pair this with Roast Rack of Lamb with a herb crust, Shepherd's Pie, Gnocchi with Blue Cheese Sauce, Juicy BBQ Steak, or Vegetarian Fajitas.
A medium-bodied wine with rich dark berry fruit aromas, this wine offers up opulent flavors of black currant & ripe plum with subtle hints of mint, chocolate, & vanilla.