Precise ‘line and length’ that lingers on and on with ripe blackcurrants and cherries, liquorice and spicy cedar finish.
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Cabernet Sauvignon is called the king of grapes and at Zonte’s Footstep it is so revered. Arthurian Legend had it that whoever could pull Excalibur from the stone ruled under the Avalon Tree would be king. Our Avalon Tree is a top picnic stock; we even have a round table!
This wine hangs about after you have tasted it for so long it seems almost self defeating, although the tannins call for another sip whilst it’s still in the mouth. Precise ‘line and length’ that lingers on and on with ripe blackcurrants and cherries, liquorice and spicy cedar finish.
|Region :||Fleurieu Peninsula|
|Varietal :||Cabernet Sauvignon|
|Food Pairing :|
|Bottle Size :||750 ml|
|Retail Price :||25|
|Bottles in Case :||12|
|Alcohol % :||14.5|
|Bottling Date :||1 April, 2015|
|Sugar :||3.4 g/L|
|Acid :||6.53 g/L|
|Ingredients :||Grapes and sulphur dioxide. |
Other ingredients used in the winemaking process:
- Cultivated yeast.
- Yeast nutrients.
At the time of bottling, this wine contained:
- 99 ppm Total SO2
- 37 ppm Free SO2
|Oak :||New and seasoned French and American|
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Double Gold Medal
China Wine & Spirits Awards Best Value 2015
92 points – Wine Genius, May 2015
“The ‘Avalon Tree’ label from Zonte’s Footstep always over delivers at the price. Deeply primary with cassis, plums and mulberry across both palate and bouquet. Fine tannins and cedary vannillan oak create a generous palate structure with the hint of Tempranillo adding complexity and vitality towards the finish.”
China Wine & Spirits Awards 2015
Peter Muscet, Australian Wine Showcase Magazine, July 2015
AWC Vienna International Wine Challenge 2015