Tahbilk Old Vines Cabernet Shiraz 2017
The Tahbilk Old Vines Cabernet Shiraz is a red wine blend of Cabernet Sauvignon (62%), Shiraz (37%) and Other Varieties (1%). Tahbilk have Cabernet Sauvignon vineyards dating from the 1940’s to the 1990’s, with the oldest of the blocks being the 1949 “Old” Cabernet, planted on very fine red sandy soils. Matured in 10 to 100 year old large format French oak barrels for 18 months the Old Vines is a generous and expressive wine, with underlying elegance. Hints of bay leaf, mint and pepper weave seamlessly around dark berry, spice and plum fruits with herbal and cedar oak derived complexity. Perfect with roast beef.