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Greg Melick embarked on the prodigal road to gambling and booze as a mere teenager, after winning the daily double at Werribee and spending the lot on good red wine. He ultimately returned to the straight and narrow, achieving the rank of ADF Major General, Senior Law Counsel, Master Wine Judge and Officer of Australia AO. Melick now grows his own, he remains besotted with les grands vignobles de Bourgogne, the illustrious Pinot Noir of Cote de Nuits and Cote de Beaune. There are few places in the world, more akin to the 1er Grand Cru style of Pinot Noir, than the temperate pastures along Tasmania's River Derwent. It was here in 2002, amongst the woodland idylls of the apple isle, that Melick established Pressing Matters, a meagre four hectares of superior European clones Pinot Noir. Mr Melick has come full circle, this time exchanging his wager in good wine, to win the.. Pressing matters in pinot noir»
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Kreglinger Norfolk Rise Cabernet Sauvignon CONFIRM VINTAGE

Cabernet Sauvignon Limestone Coast South Australia
Norfolk Rise Vineyard is located at the very southern tip of South Australia, renowned for its rugged coastline, exotic seafood and long, white sandy beaches. Heavily influenced by a unique microclimate, Norfolk Rise captures the regional characteristics of the lee under Mount Benson, translating into wines of the highest calibre.
Available by the dozen
Case of 12
$239.00
Situated at the heart of Mount Benson, the Norfolk Rise Vineyard is planted on 180 hectares of undulating coastal hills. Within five kilometres of the ocean at 37 degrees south of the equator, Cabernet Sauvignon is planted on near perfect Terra rossa soils, providing an ideal level of nutrient and water retention. Completely surrounding the winemaking facility, Norfolk Rise Vineyard has been, without compromise, planted specifically to suit each individual variety. Grapes were picked, transferred to red fermenters, inoculated and vinified for six days at temperatures less than 28C. Matured fourteen months in newly seasoned French and American oak barriques.
Medium dark crimson red. Fine bouquet, ripe and restrained cabernet nose with earthy notes and cedar spice, very subdued blackcurrants and just a touch of violet perfume. A rich palate of dark berry fruits with a spine of firm lingering tannins. Enjoy with beef, aubergines and parmesan.
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