2004 '3 Dragons' Langhorne Creek
Cabernet Sauvignon Tasting Notes


$22 per bottle = $264 per case

Made from Langhorne Creek Fruit, achieving a consistent style and outstanding quality each year. It is a textbook Cabernet Sauvignon, showing strong varietal character,
Medium to full bodied, with ripe fruit at centre stage.

Awards: Gold Medal at the 2008 Rutherglen Wine Show Class 241
Silver Medal at the 2008 Melbourne Wine Show
Bronze Medal at the 2008 Small Winemakers Show
Bronze Medal at the 2007 Melbourne Wine Show
Bronze Medal at the 2007 Small Winemakers Show
Vineyard Region: 100% Langhorne Creek, South Australia
Grape Variety: Cabernet Sauvignon
Maturation: 19 months in New and Old American Oak Barrique's
(200 litre Barrels)


Winemaker Comments:



Color: Deep purple/red with purple hues at rim
Nose: Stylish, Youthful and varietally defined. Blackberry fruit
with a suggestion of mint, vanilla oak, plum and chocolate aromas.
Palate: Blackcurrant fruit, with complex chocolate and mint flavours.
Soft tannins are caught in the generous fruit rush, with spice and nutmeg flavors offering balance and structure. The Vanilla oak is soaked up by the fruit, with a rich mid-palate and a lingering Finish.
Bottling Analysis: Alcohol volume: 14.0%
Residual sugar: 1.5g grams/litre
6.3 grams/litre acid
pH: 3.47
Peak Drinking: 2007 to 2014
Food Matches: Enjoy with chicken, lamb and other hearty dishes, as well as richly flavored cheeses. This wine should be decanted before serving.
 
 
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