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2016

Sangiovese

Cabernet

Regions:

McLaren Vale

Adelaide Hills

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Story

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It might not be a technical DOC wine classification, but the Super Tuscan is a sight to behold and a joy to taste. Sangiovese and Cabernet Sauvignon, making peace between the Italians and French. A traditionally fruity and earthy wine like Sangiovese meeting the bold and tannic density of Cabernet – the marriage creates a well-rounded, full-bodied and full-flavoured ensemble.


Winemaking

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By giving 93% favouritism to the former, Winemaker Sam has created what he calls the “Manhattan of wines” – with flavours of Maraschino cherries, whiskey style oak, complex bitters, chewy tannins and black olives… and who hasn’t had a jolly time throwing back a few cocktails (or glasses of red for that matter)?

It would be rude not to drink directly from the cup of the king of gods.

Tasting Notes

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LOOKS LIKE: Liquid bricks.

SMELLS LIKE: Blackcurrants, cloves and spice.

TASTES LIKE: Gentle, supple tannins, a delicate curvy body and a lively acid.

DRINK WITH: Porchetta, Bistecca, veal, venison, mushroom risotto and roast vegetables.

CELLAR UNTIL: Up to 10 years.