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Private Cellar

Hollick Cabernet Merlot 1995 (1 x 6L), Coonawarra, SA.

$174

Quantity Available: 1

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Closed: 15/11/2017 9.00 PM AEDT

  • Condition: Cellared
  • Buyers premium 17.50%
  • GST: Inclusive
    (GST Not Applicable on Item, See below note)
Wine Summary Image

The wine is a classic Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon showing intense cassis fruit flavours, with a long finish on the palate and soft tannins. The wine was matured in French oak, adding to its structure, but not dominating the pure Coonawarra Cabernet fruit characters. The fruit for the Cabernet Sauvignon is selected from old vine material from the Wilgha and Neilson's Block vineyards at the cooler, southern end of Coonawarra. Located on the famous terra rossa soil, these vineyards were originally planted by Ian and Wendy Hollick in the 1970s and early 1980s.

Region:
SA - Coonawarra
State:
South Australia
Country:
Australia

Expert Reviews

Light to medium red; the bouquet is light, with leafy/minty aromas. The palate shows slightly more red fruit flavours, but lacks richness. The problems seem to lie in the vineyard, rather than the winery. James Halliday (JUL/97) - Wine Companion

Winery Profile

Brand Profile Image

The Hollick winery, cellar door and restaurant complex is established on "Neilson's Block", one of the original John Riddoch Coonawarra selections in the cool South East corner of South Australia.

Driven by quality and a hands-on approach, Hollick wines are made from three core vineyards. Neilson's Block, planted by Ian and Wendy in 1975, the nearby Wilgha vineyard, purchased in 1987 and the Red Ridge vineyard developed in 1998 at Wrattonbully, giving Hollick over 200 acres of vineyard in total. Eighty percent is planted to red varieties, including Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Shiraz, Pinot Noir, Sangiovese and Petit Verdot. The balance of the vineyards are planted to the white varieties of Chardonnay, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon.

A historic cottage, which was restored by Ian and Wendy in 1983 is a feature of the entrance to the winery. Heritage listed and built in 1860, it was the birthplace of famous lyric poet John Shaw Neilson and was the original cellar door.

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Other Information

  • 1995 vintage
  • 1 x 6L unit
  • SA - Coonawarra, South Australia
  • Cork closure
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Cellar Condition

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Bidding History

Bidding Details Bid Time Bid Price Bid Qty Win Qty
B.D - Balcatta WA15/11/2017 8.46.58 PM AEDTAU $174 11
D.B - CAMPBELL ACT15/11/2017 6.58.43 PM AEDTAU $169 10
d.a - Willetton WA15/11/2017 5.37.46 PM AEDTAU $164 10
S.K - Mornington VIC15/11/2017 1.08.36 PM AEDTAU $159 10
M.J - East brisbane QLD11/11/2017 7.44.35 PM AEDTAU $154 10
M.B - FORTITUDE VALLEY QLD11/11/2017 2.54.09 PM AEDTAU $149 10
g.b - glen iris VIC09/11/2017 9.44.31 PM AEDTAU $119 10
S.M - Sunnybank Hills QLD10/11/2017 4.54.23 PM AEDTAU $114 10
M.P - Caringbah NSW09/11/2017 8.32.21 PM AEDTAU $104 10
J.C - Murrumba Downs QLD09/11/2017 7.19.19 PM AEDTAU $59 10
M.T - Coal Point NSW09/11/2017 7.06.03 PM AEDTAU $54 10
G.F - Belmont NSW08/11/2017 11.38.12 PM AEDTAU $24 10
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