Brash Higgins 2015 ‘CBSV’ Cabernet Sauvignon


The fruit for the 2015 CBSV was hand selected at the Omensetter Vineyard. The ideal 2015 vintage yielded excellent, full flavoured and balanced fruit, but minute quantities, producing a very limited parcel of 160 cases

‘Perfumed nose; floral, sweet mint, blueberries 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, November 2016.


Additional information
Harvest date: Feb 20, 2015 Hand selected
Grower: Brash Higgins-Estate grown on Omensetter
Geology: Pirramimma Sandstone over limestone
Planted: 1997 double cordon
Viticulture: Organic
Fermenter type: Open
Cap management: Hand plunged two times daily
Days on skins: 20
Time in oak: 15 months
Oak origin: French
Oak age: 15% 1 year, 45% 2-3 year, 40% older
Bottling date July 22, 2016
Closure: Stelvin +
100% Cabernet from Omensetter Vineyard
pH 3.64, TA 6.50 g/l, Alc 15.0%

160 cases

Price: $39 per bottle, $234 per 6 bottle case

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