2018 Headliner Cabernet Sauvignon

The premium 2018 Cabernet Sauvignon is opaque crimson red with savoury spice and mint on the nose. The palate broad and full with black cherry and dark chocolate finishing with fine dusty tannins. A wine of elegance and poise. Drink now or cellar with confidence.


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Eden Valley, Barossa

Alcohol 14.9%

Residual Sugar 0.1g/l

pH 3.51

Harvested 17 April 2018
Bottled 12 November 2019

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2018 Vintage Notes
The 2018 growing season started off well following above average winter rainfall, but it was dry and warm after that. Owing to later veraison in the Eden Valley as opposed to the Barossa floor, the hot spell in January and February did not cause any concern to the Avon Brae vineyard and the vines took it all comfortably in their stride. Thankfully, Mother Nature did not dish out any adverse events this year and harvest started in March with the whites, and finished on 19 April with the last of the Cabernet blocks. Yields were above average across the board, but quality was good, with Riesling a standout as usual.

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