Howard Vineyard Amos Cabernet Sauvignon 2017
Opulent black fruits, cedar and cigar box aromatics merge with notes of olive and cassis. the palate is luscious with defined and concentrated flavours, underpinned by delicate perfumed spice, cedar and tobacco notes. Firm, but silky tannins and bright vibrant acidity enhance the structure and texture.
This wine is estate grown on their Mt Barker vineyard. Hand picked from low yielding 22 year old vines. Whole berry fermented with a long cold soak prior to primary fermentation. 13 days on skins, with hand plunging and 02 spearing. Basket pressed and 20 months in 40% new French oak, 6 months bottle aged prior to the release.