Cabernet Sauvignon 2017
The Chic - “You know you are drinking a Cabernet Sauvignon when you drink Ulupna Cabernet Sauvignon”. A down to earth stylish wine capturing the formal characteristics of the grape variety and the fun driven creativity of the chic Australian attitude.
Grape Variety & Vineyard: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon from Ulupna’s own vineyard in the Goulburn Valley, Central Victoria
Wine Analysis: Alc/Vol: 14.5%, TA: 7.64g/L, pH: 3.24
Eye: Medium ruby with a pink edge.
Nose: Tutti-frutti, blackcurrant lollies, opening into a light tomato-leaf character and ripe blackberries. Further airing produces classic blackcurrant and blackberries with aromas of vanilla, toast, and red plums.
Palate: Blackcurrants and simple red fruit, particularly cranberries, cherries, and red berries, with a long finish. Medium-bodied, with tangy acid and very soft tannins.
Food Matches: Lamb cutlets with rosemary and thyme, or drunken chicken.
2011 Dookie Wine Show – Bronze (2010 vintage)
2014 China Wine & Spirit Awards – Silver (2010 vintage)
2015 Sakura Japan Women’s Wine Awards – Gold (2010 vintage)
2015 Berlin International Wine Competition – Silver (2012 vintage)
2015 Decanter Asia Wine Awards – Commended (2014 vintage)
2017 Halliday Wine Companion – 89 points (2014 vintage)
2017 Sakura Japan Women’s Wine Awards - Silver (2014 vintage)
2017 International Wine & Spirits Competition - Silver (Black Label, 2015 vintage) 2019 China Wine & Spirit Awards Best Value - Gold (Black Label, 2015 vintage) 2019 London Wine Competition - Bronze (2017 vintage)
2019 Concours Mondial des Féminalise - Gold (2017 vintage)