Hickinbotham Clarendon Cabernet Sauvignon 2017 (6 x 750mL) McLaren Vale, SA

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RRP $69.99

$62.99 per Bottle
$377.94 per case

Vineyard Hickinbotham (Clarendon Vineyard) is a new ultra-premium, small batch range produced by Jackson Family Wines (who also own Yangarra). The historic Clarendon vineyard was planted by Alan Hickinbotham in 1971, and quickly established itself as truly unique site, going on to become the source of premium fruit for many illustrious brands over the years, including Clarendon Australis (ongoing), Penfolds Grange and Eileen Hardy. Grapes were hand-picked from Clarendon’s high country (220 metres). After destemming, the berries were sorted straight into open fermenters. The cold soak was four days, the wines were pumped over daily, and the minimum time on skins was eighteen days. The wine was then basket pressed, combining the resultant free run and light pressings; the heavier pressings were kept separate.

Region:
SA - McLaren Vale
State:
South Australia
Country:
Australia

Expert Reviews

James Halliday

96 Points

Hand-picked, berry-sorted and extracted regally with the thrice rack and return culture applied to alleviate reduction while maximising lees to juice contact across 15 months in Bordeaux wood, new and 1yo. The result is a full-bodied cabernet of currant, brush, sage, leaf, bouquet garni and olive, bound to a strong tannic weave, all needing time to unravel. And unravel it will.

James Halliday Wine Companion 2020, 1 August, 2019

Winery Tasting Notes

The 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon shines this year with dusted cocoa, blackberry, anise; a middle body that is velvet to the touch with a tannin backbone that carries this wine for minutes after you have swallowed.

Other Information

  • 2017 vintage
  • 6 x 750mL Bottles
  • SA - McLaren Vale, South Australia
  • Screwcap closure
  • 14% alc.
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