Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

This Limited Release Cabernet is only made in exceptional years. 2009 (5 star), 2012 (90 points), 2015 (93 points). Only 1433 bottles of this current vintage were produced.

Winemakers Notes

Only the grapes from Block 1 Cabernet on La Bri (planted in 1999) are used for this classic Cabernet Sauvignon.

The Harvest

Cold soak for 1 week before fermentation in stainless steel tanks. Malolactic fermentation took place in barrel. Matured for 24 months in 100% new French oak.

In the Cellar

Botanical Sketch

Watsonia alba is a very striking plant, with attractive foliage and gorgeous spikes of cup-shaped white flowers. Our Cabernet Sauvignon is a very pure and powerful wine much like the Watsonia alba.

Each of our wines is linked to a specific flower- the characteristics of the wine are symbolized by that particular flower on the label.

Watsonia alba (White watsonia)


14.1% vol

Total Acid

2.8 g/l
5.8 g/l


Platter Wine Guide 4.5* - 93 Points

Further Ageing/Cellaring

The quality and enjoyment will be further enhanced if decanted 30 minutes prior to consumption. This wine can be cellar for at least 10 years.

Previous Vintages

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