Red Wine ᐧ Australia

Henschke, Cyril Henschke Eden Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

£120.86
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The Henschke family have been making wine at their estate in the Eden Valley since 1868. Fifth-generation winemaker Stephen Henschke took over running the winery in 1979. Together with his viticulturist wife Prue, they have taken their two single vineyards, Hill of Grace and Mount Edelstone, and transformed them into two of Australia’s most sought-after wines. Through a combination of great viticulture from Prue, and winemaking from Stephen, they have built upon their inheritance and turned this traditional producer into one that is recognised by savvy wine drinkers throughout the world.

In 1966, Cyril Henschke purchased 32 hectares of land on Cranes Range Road, two kilometres west of Henschke Cellars at 500 metres above sea level. Cyril bottled his first Cabernet Sauvignon from this vineyard in 1976. This cool, elegant wine was named after him as a tribute when he passed away in 1979.

Tasting Note:
Concentrated flavours of black and blue berry fruit, ripe mulberry and blackcurrant are complemented by rich cedar and mocha, while balanced acidity and finely-structured tannins provide focus and depth, for a beautiful, lingering finish.
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