Three Graces Cabernet Sauvignon Cabernet Franc Merlot 2013
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Tasting Notes

‘The Three Graces’ is a classic Bordeaux blend of three of the worlds most noble varieties. A classic lifted nose of blackcurrant cassis and cedar wood with hints of black olive, pepper, violets and tobacco.

The palate is an integrated blend of flavours, svelte and seamless showing prominent blackcurrant fruit delicately interwoven with tobacco leaf, capsicum, black pepper and savoury French oak giving the wine an undeniable elegance and generous length.

 

Winemaking

The grapes for the Three Graces are selected from premium vineyards in the Barossa and Eden Valleys including the Krondorf, Lyndoch, Stonewell and Vine Vale sub-regions.

Delivered in small bins the grapes are destemmed and fermented in small format stainless steel open fermenters.The must is hand plunged twice daily, with fermetation complete over a total of 7 days on skins at 22 - 28° C. The skins are gently pressed in our Bucher basket press and the individual parcels are matured separately for three months before being racked, blended and undergoing a further 20 months in a mixture of French oak barrels.

Currently not available for purchase.
Other Vintages
2006 |  2007 |  2008 |  2009 |  2010 |  2011 |  2012 |  2014 |  2015 | 
CLOSURE
Stelvin

WINEMAKER
Stuart Bourne
GRAPE VARIETY
44% Cabernet Sauvignon 32% Cabernet Franc 24% Merlot
GROWING REGION
Barossa
% ALCOHOL
14.5%
RESIDUAL SUGAR
2 g/L
ACIDITY
6.9 g/L
pH
3.47

 

 

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Tasting Notes

‘The Three Graces’ is a classic Bordeaux blend of three of the worlds most noble varieties. A classic lifted nose of blackcurrant cassis and cedar wood with hints of black olive, pepper, violets and tobacco.

The palate is an integrated blend of flavours, svelte and seamless showing prominent blackcurrant fruit delicately interwoven with tobacco leaf, capsicum, black pepper and savoury French oak giving the wine an undeniable elegance and generous length.

 

Winemaking

The grapes for the Three Graces are selected from premium vineyards in the Barossa and Eden Valleys including the Krondorf, Lyndoch, Stonewell and Vine Vale sub-regions.

Delivered in small bins the grapes are destemmed and fermented in small format stainless steel open fermenters.The must is hand plunged twice daily, with fermetation complete over a total of 7 days on skins at 22 - 28° C. The skins are gently pressed in our Bucher basket press and the individual parcels are matured separately for three months before being racked, blended and undergoing a further 20 months in a mixture of French oak barrels.

Currently not available for purchase.
Other Vintages
2006 |  2007 |  2008 |  2009 |  2010 |  2011 |  2012 |  2014 |  2015 | 
CLOSURE
Stelvin

WINEMAKER
Stuart Bourne
GRAPE VARIETY
44% Cabernet Sauvignon 32% Cabernet Franc 24% Merlot
GROWING REGION
Barossa
% ALCOHOL
14.5%
RESIDUAL SUGAR
2 g/L
ACIDITY
6.9 g/L
pH
3.47

 

 

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