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Houghton Cabernet Shiraz 75Cl

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Cabernet Sauvignon-Shiraz - Red Australian Wine

Houghton Cabernet Sauvignon Shiraz is a medium-bodied, easy drinking blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz. The delicious fruit flavours and juicy tannins are enhanced with light oak in a savoury and eminently pleasing rich style.

Houghton has been proudly producing Western Australian wines for over 175 years. It is our exacting attention to flavour profile and overall balance in our wines that sets Houghton apart.

Pack Size: 75cl

  • Wine of Western Australia

Information

Allergy Information:

  • Contains: Eggs, Milk, Sulphur Dioxide/Sulphites

Tasting Notes:

Medium bodied red wine with plum and raspberry characters lightly oaked

Region of OriginWestern Australia
Wine ColourRed
Alcohol Units10.5
ABV14% vol.
Current Vintage2012
ProducerHoughton Wines
Type of ClosureScrewcap
Wine MakerRoss Pamment
Pack Quantity75
Pack Measurecl
CountryAustralia
Alcohol TypeWine

Grape Variety:

Shiraz/Syrah, Merlot, Malbec

Vinification Details:

The fruit was machine harvested in the cool of night to retain flavour and freshness. Fermented in static fermenters for ten days the wine was gently pressed off skins, to complete alcoholic fermentation in stainless steel tank. The wine was then racked and inoculated for malolactic fermentation. Following malolactic fermentation the wine spent 10 months maturation in oak before select parcels were blended and prepared for bottling.

History:

Fruit was predominately sourced from the Great Southern region the south-west of Western Australia. Ross Pamment began his winemaking career as a Cellar Hand at Houghton in the Swan Valley in 1989 before working in Burgundy and throughout Europe. He then completed a Bachelor of Science in Oenology before taking on a role as Winemaker in Eden Valley, South Australia followed by Assistant Winemaker with Salitage. In October 1999, Ross rejoined the winemaking team at Houghton in the Swan Valley.

Regional Information:

Western Australia experienced an average winter but above average rainfall in Spring 2011. The South West of Western Australia then experienced above average rainfall at the beginning of harvest, combined with above average maximum temperatures and warm nights. The 2012 vintage was the hottest on record in terms of heatwaves, these weather patterns resulted in the harvest of fruit a week ahead of normal as ideal flavour, sugar and acid balance was achieved very rapidly.

Storage Type:

Ambient

Storage Instructions:

This wine is ideal for drinking now but can be kept for up to 1 year

Alcohol Unit Other Text:

10.5 UK units per bottle
Please Drink Responsibly
UK Chief Medical Officers recommend adults do not regularly exceed
Men 3-4 units daily
Women 2-3 units daily
drinkaware.co.uk

Country of Origin:

Australia

Recycling Info:

  • Glass Pack

Manufacturer Address:

Produced by:
Houghton Wines,
Dale Road,
Middle Swan,
Western Australia 6056.

Imported & filled by:
Accolade Wines Ltd,
Guildford,
GU3 1LR,
UK.

At:
BS11 9FG,
UK.

Return To:

Accolade Wines Ltd,
Guildford,
GU3 1LR,
UK.
www.houghton-wines.com.au

Lower Age Limit:

Statutory Years : 18

Net Contents:

75 Centilitres ℮

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