Pepperjack Barossa Cabernet Sauvignon is a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon parcels, sourced from premium vineyards throughout the Barossa. Pepperjack Cabernet Sauvignon offers bright red and blue berry fruit flavours and fine talky tannins. The fruit is fermented for up to 14 days, then aged for 12 months in a mix of French and American oak.
Individual parcels of fruit are matured separately to maximise the blend's complexity and finalised through a selection process. The resulting wine is rich and concentrated with distinct varietal leafy notes. The palate is plush with flavours balanced by fine, textural tannins.
The 2016 growing seasoned commenced with dry and warm conditions through spring into early summer, resulting in good set and flowering conditions. A significant rain event in late January resulted in milder conditions throughout the remainder of January and February. These ideal milder conditions saw the grape phenology mature in line with sugars levels, producing full flavoured wines which retained their natural acidity and freshness.