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2020 Wheeler Yarra Valley Articulation Cabernet Sauvignon

Yarra ValleyRed

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Articulation 2020 is an elegant classic Yarra Valley Cabernet Sauvignon, made slowly with purpose to truly reflect exceptional regional characters. Made using fruit sourced from East Hill Estate, Kangaroo Ground. Planted in 1995, grown on dark volcanic soils - it’s Western location fortunately spared it from any smoke issues impacting other parts of Victoria, with the warmer site ensuring optimum ripeness was achieved in an unusually cool and protracted vintage.Hand harvested on April 15th in pristine condition, fruit was destemmed to whole berry. Naturally fermented and gently plunged for 10 days before pressing. Aged in two, third-use French barriques where it rested for 18 months, with an additional 6 months before release. No additions beyond sulphur prior to bottling. Unfined/unfiltered/vegan.

Region - Yarra Valley

Type - Red

Year - 2020

Winery - Wheeler

Grape - Cabernet Sauvignon

Volume - Standard - 750ml

About the wine

Tasting notes

Classic elegant claret from the Yarra Valley – aromatics of blackcurrant, cherries, cocoa, and tobacco leaf. The palate is medium with ample freshness. Svelte, integrated tannins that build in weight as the wine opens up. Earthy flavours of cassis and coffee, dark chocolate and cherry dominate with excellent length and moreish acidity.

Wine descriptors

For the Cellar, Captivating and Complex, Minimal Intervention, Earthy and Savoury, Smooth and Seductive

Fruit aromas & flavour

Dark Berries, Red Berries

Other aromas & flavour

Chocolate, Earth, Oak, Tannins, Spices

Body type

medium

Acidity

medium

Food pairings

Pork

Cheese

Pizza

Fish

Red Meat

Pasta

BBQ

Vegetables

Poultry

Shellfish

Oysters

Spicy Foods

Cured Meats

Desserts

The Grape

Cabernet Sauvignon

A red grape variety that is responsible for the most expensive wines on the planet...some fetching over $100, 000 per bottle!!! It is also the worlds most popular style of wine and produces age worthy and concentrated expressions that show notes of potpourri, cassis, black cherry, blackberry, mulberry, raspberry, leafy herbals, green pepper, baking spices, charcoal, graphite and cedar. Most famous for the first growth wines from the Left Bank in Bordeaux, Cabernet Sauvignon is often used as a primary variety for red blends designed to last decades and is a must have style for any serious collector.

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