Deakin Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 (12 x 750mL), VIC.

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Overview

Classic notes of plums, dark berries, spice and a hint of dark chocolate. Well structured with great texture and length of flavour.

Very appealing to drink now, this wine will improve with medium term cellaring (up to 3 years). An excellent accompaniment to red meat dishes, pasta and cheeses.

Region:
VIC - Other Victorian
State:
Victoria
Country:
Australia

Winery Tasting Notes

Colour

Medium-deep red.

Aroma

Fresh aromas of blackberries and plums with a hint of spicy oak.

Palate

Classic notes of styled with plums, dark berries, spice and a hint of dark chocolate. Well structured with great texture and length of flavour.

Cellaring Potential

Ready to drink now but will cellar well for up to five years.

Ideal Food Matches

Venison, duck or slow cooked lamb shanks would be perfect with this Cabernet.

Vintage
2013
Region
VIC - Other Victorian
Grape Style
Cabernet Sauvignon
Closure Type
Screwcap closure
Alcohol
13.5%

Winery Profile

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The Mildura region was established as an agricultural settlement in the 1880s after Alfred Deakin, a former Prime Minister of Australia, encouraged California’s Chaffey Brothers to bring their irrigation expertise to Mildura. The region subsequently became one of the most productive agricultural areas in Australia specialising in citrus, olives, almonds and grapes.

The Deakin Estate range and the premium Alfred range were named in honour of this visionary, Alfred Deakin.

The Deakin Estate property was purchased in 1967 when vineyards were planted. Initially, the grapes grown were picked and sold as fruit. Wine production on the property did not begin until 1980 when a winery facility was built. Fruit quality and wine production improved and in 1994 Deakin Estate the brand was launched in the United Kingdom. A domestic launch followed with the release of the next vintage.

Deakin Estate vineyard is located at Red Cliffs, near Mildura in the North-West of Victoria. The region has become one of the most productive agricultural areas in Australia.

There are 350 hectares under vine in the Deakin Estate vineyard. Main varieties include Colombard, Chardonnay, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon, Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz, Merlot.

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