Yarra Yering Agincourt Cabernet Malbec 2017
The Yarra Yering Agincourt is a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon (75%) and Malbec (25%) grapes sourced from the Agincourt block of Cabernet Sauvignon planted in 1995 and Malbec planted in 1990. The Agincourt block is the most easterly part of the vineyard planted in one of the most sheltered sites. Basket pressed and fermented in French Bordeaux (all 2 year old) barrels for 18 months bottled using gravity and without filtration. The Agincourt consistently exhibits classic cabernet characters of cassis and dark berry fruits, along with a unique leafy herbaceousness. The Malbec plays its part with inky robust plum and black cherry and ample tannins to provide beautifully balanced structure.