Bold Balnaves

Balnaves Entav Clone Cabernet Sauvignon Petit Verdot 2016, Coonawarra, AUD $28

Made from a newly isolated French cabernet clone, this is a deep coloured, ripe and blackberry-ish, bold-fruited cabernet blend with a medium to full body and ripe tannins. It’s quite different to most Balnaves cabernets. It’s low on oak and grip, designed to drink young. (Screwcap)

Score 91 ★★★★ – view Huon’s original tasting

Alcohol: 14%

Ageing: cellar or drink up to 15 years

Food: drink with Wagyu beef sliders

Stockists: Balnaves Wines; Red White & Amber, Hawthorn – Vic (AU)

 

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