Wynns Black Label Cabernet Sauvignon is a true icon of Australian wine, and a perennial favourite in auction circles.
First released in 1954, Black Label Cabernet Sauvignon is produced from only the top 20 to 25 per cent of Cabernet Sauvignon fruit grown in the terra rossa vineyards.
With a reputation for ageing gracefully and displaying excellent varietal and regional characteristics, the Black Label Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 continues this fine tradition.
With a vibrant purple hue colour and intense black core, the 2016 vintage smells of juicy mulberries and red cherries, with hints old dark fruit and creamy oak. The palate contains medium bodied cassis flavours, supported by fine tannins and integrated French oak.
Pair with dukkha-crusted baked salmon, roast potatoes and leafy greens. Drink now or cellar for 8-21 years
Selected from the upper branches of Wynn's Coonawarra Estate's immense tree of cabernet, benefiting from all the investment made in reviving and/or replanting parts of lesser-performing plots. This is a top class Black Label, fully deserving this price. It is plush and pliant, varietal character oozing from its blackcurrant fruit, balanced tannins and oak.