Cool-climate Cabernet part-aged in French oak, from Geoff Hardy’s K1 vineyard in Kuitpo, Adelaide Hills.
Open canopies and low yields at the Kuitpo vineyard ensure that these Cabernet Sauvignon grapes are matured to optimum ripeness. Grapes are harvested and fermented, with 30% going into new French for 18 months before blending and bottling.
Medium to full bodied and dark crimson in appearance, the K1 Cab offers restrained cool climate Cabernet aromas of cassis, blackberries, mint and thyme, with well integrated oak spice and woody influences. The palate is full and ripe, bursting with blackcurrant, blackberry and mulberry fruit, silky chocolately tannins providing a long smooth mid-palate, with subtle herb and spice elements, nutmeg, clove and mint, carrying through on the long, cassis-soaked finish.
Serve with rack of lamb with lashings of garlic and fresh herbs, or simply with a good dark chocolate.
Like what you see? Sign up for our weekly-ish newsletters for the latest special offers, new arrivals, bin ends and exclusive discounts.