Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Chalkers Crossing 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon


Chalkers Crossing Tasting Notes
Colour: Deep red with purple tints
Nose: Fresh cassis/blackcurrant and mint aromas
Palate: Complex palate with red berries flavours and fine,silky tannins
Style: Full bodied wine matured for 12 months in 100%
French oak barriques
Complement: Red meat, smoked meat, gamey meat and strong cheeses
Best drinking: Now to 2021
Closure: Screw cap
Awards  Gold and Trophy of Best Cabernet - 2010 Cowra WineShow
 Gold and Trophy of Best Cabernet - 2010 NSW Small
Winemakers Wine Show
 Served in the International Qantas Business Class

"Dark red-purple, it has intense varietal blackcurrant and
cassis with a cool-climate twist of herb and olive, which add
to rather than detract from this Bordeaux-style bargain."
93/100 James Halliday’s 2009 Australian Wine Companion
Our Price: $22 per bottle by the dozen

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