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Mcguigan Classic Cabernet Sauvignon 75Cl

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Wine of South Eastern Australia

Rich, intense, cassis fruit

Cabernet Sauvignon Red Australian Wine

Lovely flavours of dark cherry and chocolate combine perfectly in his full flavoured Cabernet Sauvignon. It is best served at room temperature and is a terrific accompaniment to herb crusted lamb cutlets or traditional roast beef. Enjoy now or store for up to two years.

McGuigan Wines was established to celebrate the culmination of four generations of wine growing by the McGuigan family. Today Neil McGuigan is at the helm of McGuigan Wines. McGuigan was recently named the International Wine and Spirit Competition Australian producer of the year and International Winemaker of the year for an unprecedented third time in four years.

International Wine and Spirit Competition Australian Producer of the Year and Winemaker of the year 2009/2011/2012

We have carefully crafted this range of wines as a tribute to four generations of classic Australian winemaking by the McGuigan family. It takes inspiration from the central symbol of the family crest the lion which represents the courage and commitment to continually create truly flavoursome Australian wine.

Tasting Notes

Lovely flavours of rich intense cassis fruit combine perfectly in this full flavoured Cabernet Sauvignon.


Region of OriginSouth Eastern Australia
Wine ColourRed
Alcohol Units9.38
ABV12.5%
Current Vintage2012
ProducerMcGuigan Wines
Type of ClosureScrewcap
Wine MakerThomas Jung
Pack Quantity75
Pack Measurecl
CountryAustralia

Grape Variety

Cabernet Sauvignon

Vinification Details

The fruit was crushed and de-stemmed to varying sizes & styles of red fermenters where the fruit was fermented on oak at cooler temperatures of 18 – 22oC for 5 – 7 days. Fermenting at cooler temperatures allows the fruit flavours to be nurtured and enables retention of varietal characteristics. Post fermentation the majority of the wine is matured in stainless steel tanks with a percentage of the wine transferred onto French & American Oak. Components are them selected, blended, stabilised and clarified.

History

McGuigan Wines was established to celebrate the culmination of 3 generations of wine growing by the McGuigan family. Founder Brian McGuigan adopted the central symbol of the family crest, the lion, to reflect inspiration & the McGuigan’s enduring spirit & passion for producing great quality Australian wine. Today Brian’s brother, Neil McGuigan, is at the helm of McGuigan Wines & continues the proud family tradition. IWSC Winemaker of the Year-2009/2011/2012 & IWC White Winemaker of the Year-2009/2012/2013

Regional Information

The fruit is selected from vineyards in the Riverland, Murray Darling & Limestone Coast regions. The climate is hot with high evaporation rates & generally low rainfall making irrigation essential. The climate is also continental, resulting in long sunny days and noticeably cooler nights. Modern viticultural & winemaking techniques mean that the climate can be seen as one of the region's strengths. Long sunshine hours ensure fruit ripens fully & low relative humidity results in little incidence of disease

Storage Type

Ambient

Storage

This product can be enjoyed immediately or can be cellared for up to one year.

Storage Instructions

This wine is ideal for drinking now but can be kept for up to 2 years

Allergy Information

Contains: Sulphur Dioxide/Sulphites

May Contain: Eggs, Milk

Storage

This product can be enjoyed immediately or can be cellared for up to one year.

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