Cabernet Sauvignon

(11 customer reviews)


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We planted Cabernet Sauvignon as cuttings direct in the vineyard in 1998 on some lower slopes with cool night time temperatures for gentle, slow ripening of the fruit. Unfortunately, today only a small portion of the original 4 hectares remains as the vines became old and suffered from trunk disease, with the block being replanted in 2021.

The 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon was the last big crop that we picked from those vines and it was made into wine by our friends at Thistle Hill winery, at Mudgee. It was open fermented and foot trodden for gentle tannin extraction and balance. Its style is medium bodied with lots of dark berry and mint character typical of the variety.

Vintage: 2017

Sulfites: Low (<10ppm free)

Alcohol: 12.8%

Production: 400 doz

Bottled: December 2017

Blend: Cabernet Sauvignon 100%

Yeast: Wild

Maturation: Tank and old barrel

Fining: No

Filtration: Yes

Label art: Florence Statham


11 reviews for Cabernet Sauvignon

  1. Susan Byers


  2. Anna Koorey

  3. Susan Byers

  4. Tim

  5. Kat King

  6. Anonymous

  7. Jessica Keys

    Lovely wine. Our favourite from Rosnay.

  8. Natasha

  9. Jenny Kent

    I’m not a big Cab Sav drinker so probably not a good arbiter of taste here. Probably will stick to the Shiraz for my regular red hit.

  10. Sam at Rosnay

    Trophy for Best Local Red and Gold Medal, Cowra Wine Show 2014
    Cowra is the biggest national wine show in Australia outside the capital cities. It has 45 entries in the 2012 Cabernet Class, and the Rosnay 2012 Cabernet was second in the class, after the Brands Laira Coonawarra Cabernet.

  11. Sam at Rosnay

    Winestate “Best of Style” 2014: 4 Stars

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