2015 Stage Door Wine Co. Headliner Cabernet

Barossa - Eden Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

Vineyard: Stage Door Wine Co. vineyard is situated on the estate site of Avon Brae at an altitude of 450 - 500 m. The vineyard rows are established north to south to maximize quality for best vineyard management. Terrior is resting over fractured rock and sandy loam on a deep clay base..

Season: The 2015 vintage will be one to remember. The season started well with above average early winter rains that filled the soil profile and dams, however it was dry from then on. Temperatures were above average in spring allowing the vines to get off to a strong growing season. Summer was generally mild with the exception of a few days of extreme relieved by thirty milli-metres of rain in January.

Wine making: NA

Appearance: Dark purple

Aroma/Bouquet: Perfumed  blackberries with black pepper and dutch liquorice.

Palate: Mouth-watering black fruit is beautifully balanced across the palate with plums and stewed prunes. Subtle French oak adds a perfumed lift to the delightful earthy  finish.

Food Pairing: Red wine venison with field mushrooms and buttered mash, Korean barbecues or American spice rub grilled beef.

Alcohol: 14.5%

pH: 3.42

Acidity: NA

Residual Sugar: NA

Production: 187 dozen

Cellar potential: 15+ years

Wine maker: Kym Teusner

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