2017 Blue Pyrenees Estate Section 26 Cabernet Sauvignon

2017 Blue Pyrenees Estate Section 26 Cabernet Sauvignon

Johan Axlund

"Elegant Cabernet with cloves, mint and bright fruit."

Johan Axlund

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Johan Axlund

"Elegant Cabernet with cloves, mint and bright fruit."

Johan Axlund

RRP: $34.99 per bottle45% OFF

$18.99

(buy 6 or more)

$19.99 per single bottle
Bottles
4 payments of $5.00 with More info
Taste Guarantee
Love it or your money back*
Free Delivery
On orders Over $300*

Can you feel the power? 
This is real Cabernet Sauvignon in the true Pyrenees mode. There's tannins, genuinely full-throttled dark choc berries and mint, the style proudly full-flavoured and bursting with fruit and so much more.

Blue Pyrenees have the advantage of an impressive old vine resource which delivers that extra edge of intensity and you can really see it here.

Tech stuff

Cabernet Sauvignon
Blue Pyrenees Estate
Pyrenees
2017
750ml
13.5%
Cellar to 2028
Screw Cap

How's it taste?

Fragrant blackberry fruits, varietal leafy notes plus toasty cedar oak aromas. Ripe cassis fruit complimented by tell tale Pyrenees mint, pepper ,spice and bracken with cedary oak flavours. Medium bodied and full flavoured Cabernet Sauvignon with plenty fine grain tannins which contribute to an elegant, persistent dry finish. This wine is unmistakably varietal Cabernet Sauvignon.

How was it made?

The Victorian Pyrenees region is renowned for consistently producing Cabernet Sauvignon displaying complexity and definitive regional character, especially in cooler years like the 2016 – 2017 growing season, which provided soaking winter rains, a mild wet spring, warm stormy summer, then a dry autumn to finish. Produced predominantly from the single block- Section 26, with the addition of a small parcel of Shiraz from our estate vineyard, the Blue Pyrenees Section 26 Cabernet Sauvignon 2017 was fermented to dryness in two-tonne open fermenters and 15-tonne static fermenters. Subsequently, the wine was matured for 24 months in a combination of older French and American oak casks..

Who made it?

Blue Pyrenees Estate, (formerly the Chateau Remy), was founded by Remy Martin in 1963. Passionate about discovering the potential for sparkling wine in cool climate conditions, the presence of Remy Martin in Australia paved the way for the likes of Champagne Houses Moet and Chandon as well as Louis Roederer to purchase vineyards and produce wine in Australia. Set amidst the idyllic blue-hued Pyrenees range in Western Victoria, the estate was later purchased in 2002 by Chris Smales and Andrew Koerner along with a small group of Sydney businessmen who continue to craft subtle and thought provoking styles from Pyrenees fruit. True to their origins, they are still producing beautiful sparkling wines too. A happy medium between ample sunshine and cool southern ocean winds ensures Blue Pyrenees grapes ripen at moderate temperatures, yielding vibrant fruit flavours. Various soil types are found at the Estate including brown sandy loam, gravel beds, rocky quartz, sandstone and clay. This diverse range ensures a dynamic range of wines with distinct flavour profiles. The Blue Pyrenees range includes Sparkling, Varietal and Reserve ranges as well as the Richardson and Museum series.

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