- Cabernet Sauvignon
- ABV 14.5
- Zalto Denk'Art Bordeaux Glass
97++ Points - Stuart McCloskey “Quite frankly, how long have you got? This tasting note could take all day… A serious, savoury bouquet which offers a profusion of bay leaf, clove, graphite, dusty sweet spices, lavender and violet – the fruit feels wild / hedgerow-esque juxtaposed by a glorious perfume from iris and blackberry pastille – quite unmistakable when you focus. Lots of minerality too. Seriously brooding. The palate is nothing short of a joy and flows with intense, sweet, ripe fruit seasoned with oak and a lovely saltiness, not detected last year. The acidity is bright, the tannins grippy which add both texture and framework. This is a sumptuous wine which will offer at least a decade of wonderful drinking. I love the white pepper finish (you’ll need to wait a minute or two). Yet again, this is a deeply impressive wine and one of my favourite Cabernet Sauvignons in our collection… Drink now to 2035. Served using Zalto Bordeaux glassware.” Sampled 27.10.2021
Gemtree Wines Small Batch Cabernet Sauvignon 2019 - In Bond
McLaren Vale, Australia
Gemtree Wines is owned and operated by husband and wife team; Melissa and Mike Brown. They are dedicated to growing their incredible wines, naturally with minimal intervention in the winemaking process along with an environmentally friendly farming system. Gemtree produce biodynamic and certified organic wines which are powerful, concentrated and beautifully express the true characteristics of each grape variety and region. Team Vinorium have been blown away by their range and we are very excited to share them with you all.
The purity and elegance of your wines speak for themselves but did you initially need some convincing to move into Biodynamic principles back in 2007?
Mike: In 2005, we had a trial underway farming a block of Petit Verdot organically. This was initiated by Melissa who was heading down the organic path at home and wanted to put it into practice in the family vineyards. Around this time, Mike attended a conference in the Barossa Valley on Shiraz and participated in a tasting of biodynamic wines. He was blown away by the purity and quality of the biodynamic wines and suggested to Melissa that we should give it a go at Gemtree. Melissa had come across biodynamics while at University on a field trip to Cullen Wines in Margaret River so had a basic idea of what it was about. Convincing Melissa’s father was a challenge, but persistence paid off!
Who better to ask than Mike and Melissa from Gemtree who have provided a fascinating insight into their world of biodynamic winemaking…
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