Petaluma The Hundred Line Cabernet Sauvignon 2009

Product code: 14PET11B2009

Aromas of blackcurrant, cassis, liquorice, cedar and cool mintiness are prominent in the glass, and complemented by mineral and spice characteristics. Medium bodied, elegant and ripe tannins give a really smooth mouthfeel.

  • Country:Australia
  • Region:South Australia
  • Sub Region:Coonawarra
  • Vintage:2009
  • ABV:14.5%
  • Colour:Red
  • Product Type:Still
  • Bottle Size:75 cl
  • Grape Variety:Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Closure:Screwcap

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Taste scale & description

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Taste Scale: 9

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Production information

Producer: Petaluma

Petaluma had one aim when it was founded in the late 1970s, to create the best possible wines from South Australia. Seeking out the finest vineyard sites rather than taking a one-site-fits-all approach to its grapes. Naturally, the search for a Cabernet vineyard took Petaluma to the Terra Rossa soils of Coonawarra. Similarly, the quest for a Riesling site led the team to the Clare Valley. Petaluma pioneered production in the Adelaide Hills and the Piccadilly Valley, which provide Chardonnay of great purity and concentration, including the legendary Tiers Vineyard Chardonnay.

Production note

Grapes were transferred quickly to Petaluma's Adelaide Hill winery where they were gently de-stemmed and crushed. The fermentation was carried out in potter fermenters with 'heading' down boards over a period of 20 days. Juice was pumped over the top of the fermenting cap of skins once a day to break it up and refloat it, adding texture and complexity to the resulting juice, which showed great colour and intense fruit flavours. The ferment was then gently pressed and the wine transferred to Fren

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