Brash Higgins 2014 ‘CBSV’ Cabernet Sauvignon


The fruit for the 2012 CBSV was hand selected at the Omensetter Vineyard. The perfect 2012 vintage yielded excellent, full flavoured and balanced fruit, but minute quantities, producing a very limited parcel of 198 cases

‘Perfumed nose; floral, sweet mint and cassis, with spicy notes of crushed caraway seeds, Earl Grey tea, and Dutch liquorice. On the palate the wine is smooth and rich with the sweet earthiness of roasted root vegetables, the acidity of rhubarb and the dark lusciousness of black currants. Still, the tannins are layered, but approachable, finishing dry: pulling the tongue in then releasing it, keeping the wine feeling reserved and controlled.’ – Brad Hickey, Vinitor, August 2015.


Additional information:
Harvest date: Feb 17, 2014 Hand selected
Grower: Brash Higgins-Estate grown on Omensetter
Geology: Pirramimma Sandstone over limestone
Planted: 1997 double cordon
Viticulture: Organic in conversion
Fermenter type: Open
Cap management: Hand plunged two times daily
Days on skins: 14
Time in oak: 15 months
Oak origin: French
Oak age: 10% new, 25% 1 year, 65% 3+ year
Bottling date August 17, 2015
Closure: Stelvin +
100% Cabernet from Omensetter Vineyard
pH 3.78, TA 6.30 g/l, Alc 14.5%

180 cases

Price: $37 per bottle, $222 per 6 bottle case

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