Shiraz Cabernet Sauvignon
Fashioned from fully ripened harvests of Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz, Taylor Ferguson retain access to some of the finest vineyards and can construct a complex and engaging sparkling claret that's more generously flavoured than most. Heirs to one of Australia's oldest, most distinguished winemaking heritages, the Taylor Ferguson team are well positioned to collate an assembly of the finest fruit from an impressive gazette of dedicated growers.
Parcels of the choicest Cabernet and Shiraz are selected on the basis of full physiological ripeness, excellent varietal expression and defined regionality are vinified into an intense and flavoursome sparkling claret style exhibiting attractive colour and fine effervescence. Established in 1898, Taylor Ferguson have built upon a foundation of excellence and consistency over several generations to become one of Australia's most esteemed wine and spirit merchants. Their highly skilled winemaking team have continued the traditions by crafting a contemporarily styled sparkling range of distinction and stylish appeal. Treated to a closely monitored, temperature controlled vinification with minimalist handling to retain vitality of fruit.
A rich ruby red colour with creamy, cherry coloured bead. Bouquet is reminiscent of ripe berries, dark chocolates and earthy complexity. Palate exhibits enticing festive cake flavours, cherries and baking spice, a luscious mouthfeel with perfect balance between ripe fruit flavours, herbaceousness, soil and sweet, refined tannins. Serve lightly chilled alongside meat dishes, chocolates or dessert.