Bremerton Coulthard Cabernet Sauvignon, Langhorne Creek 2013 $22
A very smart young cabernet, with a deep red-purple hue and a bright, clean aroma of cabernet cassis. It’s likewise fresh and clean, bright and varietal on the tongue, with mild, gentle tannins and good balance. Drink young or cellar. (14.5 per cent alcohol.) Score 92 ★★★★ – view on huonhooke.com
Ageing? Drink for 20 years.
Food idea: Grilled lamb cutlets with pesto.
Stockists: Wine Culture, Roseville Chase (NSW); Purvis Cellars, Surrey Hills (Vic).
Ranked #3 of 18 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon tasted from Fleurieu
Price Benchmark: $33.90 Avg 92pt 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon tasted from Australia