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Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

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Brand Info In 1986, Geoff Hardy finally found the ideal location for producing cool climate award-winning wines in the Adelaide Hills. This vineyard later became known as the K1 by Geoff Hardy vineyard since this unique site was the first commercial planting of vines in the Kuitpo region.

Story  Open canopies and low yields at the Kuitpo vineyard ensure that our Cabernet Sauvignon grapes are matured to optimum ripeness.

Vintage The 2016 vintage was in general very mild with low rainfall. The lack of rain looked like it would result in a quick harvest, but a big downpour in early February made sure the vintage was more evenly spread out. The yields were up on the couple of previous years and the quality looks great.

Nose This wine offers intense aromas of cassis, black cherries, eucalypt and cocoa.

Palate The palate is elegant with notes of brambleberries and black cherries, followed by velvety tannins and a lengthy finish.

Food Pairings Try the K1 Cabernet Sauvignon with a herb crusted lamb rack.

Winemaker Shane Harris

Alcohol 14.5% pH 3.34 TA 6.71g/L RS 3.0g/L

Geographic Indication Adelaide Hills

Cellaring Drink now or to 2027 Bottling Date 5 October 2017

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95 points, Wine Showcase Magazine , 2018

95 points, Sam Kim , 2018


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K1 by Geoff Hardy - Kuitpo

Cellar Door: 159 Tynan Road, Kuitpo, SA 5172
Post: PO Box 2370, McLaren Vale, SA 5171

Phone: +61 8 8388 3700
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