Heartland Directors' Cut Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 [75cl] Australia
"2013 Only the finest Cabernet vineyards in Langhorne Creek contributed to Directors’ Cut. The old vine fruit is the cornerstone of this wine's character. The fruit was harvested at night to retain freshness. Initial skin contact was followed by 7 days of cool fermentation with our Rhône isolate yeast and hand-plunging three times daily. Maturation then occurred in new oak hogsheads (both French and American) for approximately 14 months. The weight of fruit in Directors’ Cut Cabernet Sauvignon showcases how much of Langhorne Creek Ben can fit into one bottle. An almost impenetrable core of fruit is seasoned with dark spice like licorice, nutmeg and anise. The long finish heralds many years of future ageing and assures the palate of great quality. The enjoyment of this fine wine need not be delayed, but age will bring dividends.
2013 91 Points Antonio Galloni 91 Points James Halliday