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McGuigan Short List Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 (6 x 750mL) Coonawarra, SA

Description:

The Shortlist range is a selection of multi-award winning wines that represent the unique flavour and character of each varietal as well as the influence of the terroir on the wine. Each bottle is individually numbered.The fruit for this wine comes from two vineyards in the southern part of the renowned Coonawarra region. This area has a long ripening period which enables the development of great varietal flavours and intensity. Initial fermentation occurred in small traditional 10 tonne open vats for 10 days. The wine was then pressed off and sent to new French oak hogsheads where it underwent secondary malo-lactic fermentation before being clarified. The final step was to mature the wine for a further 16 months in oak before bottling.

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The Shortlist range is a selection of multi-award winning wines that represent the unique flavour and character of each varietal as well as the influence of the terroir on the wine. Each bottle is individually numbered.The fruit for this wine comes from two vineyards in the southern part of the renowned Coonawarra region. This area has a long ripening period which enables the development of great varietal flavours and intensity. Initial fermentation occurred in small traditional 10 tonne open vats for 10 days. The wine was then pressed off and sent to new French oak hogsheads where it underwent secondary malo-lactic fermentation before being clarified. The final step was to mature the wine for a further 16 months in oak before bottling.

Region:
SA - Coonawarra
State:
South Australia
Country:
Australia

Expert Reviews

Bronze & 89 Pts - Halliday Rating.

20-40yo vines, machine-harvested, destemmed and crushed, open-fermented, 3 days cold soak, 14 (16 on the back label) months maturation in French (and American ex the label) oak (25% new). Do you believe the back label or info supplied ex McGuigan - the oak especially important - I can see some American in the mix. - James Halliday, 6 October 2016.

Winery Tasting Notes

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Colour

Intense deep purple with crimson tints.

Aroma

A beautifully complex wine with upfront aromas of red berry and blackberry balanced by pepper and herbaceous notes.

Palate

The aromas flow through to the palate with rich dark berry and brooding stone fruit notes. Maturation in oak give some savoury characters, a slight earthiness and soft, drying tanninswhich all meld together to form a long, lingering sensation. A balanced and approachable wine now or cellar for the next 5-10 years.

Food

Rare fillet of beef, porcini mushrooms and sauteed spinach.

Medals & Trophies

Bronze

IWC

IWSC

Decanter

Winery Profile

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International Winemaker of the Year Winner at International Wine & Spirits Competition in London - Four times

- New York International Wine Competition: Australian Winery of the Year 2017

- Melbourne International Wine Competition: Barossa Valley Red Wine Winery Of The Year

- China Wine & Spirits Competition : Coonawarra Wine Of The Year Trophy – McGuigan Shortlist Cabernet Sauvignon 2014

- International Wine & Spirits Competition: Semillon Trophy – McGuigan Bin 9000 Semillon 2006

- International Wine & Spirits Competition: The Jancis Robinson Trophy for Riesling – McGuigan Shortlist Riesling 2010

- International Wine Challenge: Hunter Valley Chardonnay Trophy – McGuigan Personal Reserve Hunter Valley Chardonnay 2015

- National Cool Climate Wine Show: Champion Wine Of Show Trophy – McGuigan Shortlist Chardonnay 2016

- Rutherglen Wine Show: Best Dry White Wine of Show Trophy – McGuigan Shortlist Chardonnay 2015

- Japan Wine Challenge 2017: Best New World White Wine Trophy – McGuigan Bin 9000 Semillon 2007

McGuigan is one of Australia's most celebrated wineries, creating great tasting wines from some of the country’s best regions. Four generations of the McGuigan family have made wine their life. It is this passion and our commitment to modern Australian winemaking that still drives us today.

The McGuigan name is synonymous with Australian winemaking. Four generations of the McGuigan family have made wine their life demonstrating a deep commitment and passion for Australian wine.

It is this commitment to quality grape and wine production that has seen McGuigan produce outstanding wines for both domestic and international wine drinkers and it is the McGuigan spirit and dedication to modern Australian winemaking that still drives us today.

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Other Information

  • 2013 vintage
  • 6 x 750mL units
  • SA - Coonawarra, South Australia
  • Screwcap closure
  • 13% alc.
Liquor Act 2007: It is against the law to sell or supply alcohol to, or to obtain alcohol on behalf of, a person under the age of 18 years. Grays liquor licence LIQP770010049

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