2013 Huntington Estate Cabernet Sauvignon

I am going to admit to being a little stuck for words after I tried this wine.  I started to write it up and then there was a ‘take 2’ and a ‘take 3’.  It is such a really good wine which was what I expected and got me thinking, it is probably what everyone else knows they’ll get from winemaker, Tim Stevens, and Huntington Estate.  That’s what made it hard to write up.  Nothing will come as a surprise to those who know the quality of this wine.

It’s full of lovely, concentrated dark fruits without being over the top.  Medium bodied seems a bit ‘easy’ to describe the weight.  It is medium bodied but the fruit coats the palate so well it seems to go up a rung.

There’s a couple of other things helping out in the mix as well such as leafy character  (not a green, under-ripe character) and a nice little sweetish black currant flavour adding some balance.  There is a bit going on yet it all seems to come together very nicely at the finish…apart from some slightly drying tannins, which are fine because it will definitely partner well with red meat.

The bottom line is, it’s a really good wine that I really enjoyed and would really like to see it in a few years.  Really really!

Huntington Estate Website

Region: Mudgee, NSW     Price: $29     Source: Sample courtesy of Huntington Estate and Define Wine

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