Grape Varietal: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
Growing Region: Barossa Valley, Australia
Chief Winemaker: Craig Stansborough

This ‘Corryton Park’ Cabernet takes its name from a stunning property established over 150 years ago in the southern part of the Barossa Valley near Mount Crawford. Grant had admired Corryton Park since he was a small boy and purchased the property in 1999 to produce a premium Cabernet Sauvignon that has become unrivalled within the region. One of the highest altitude and coolest vineyard sites in the Barossa.

 

It provides ideal conditions for producing ripe Cabernet Sauvignon fruit with finesse, structure and complexity. The 2012 'Corryton Park' Cabernet Sauvignon is a combination of excellent fruit sourced from both the Corryton Park vineyard and specially selected parcels from the floor of the Barossa Valley. The 2012 vintage provided excellent ripening conditions throughout the whole growing season.
The Corryton Park vineyards are always picked as small, separate parcels which are fermented separately to highlight the unique variations between different clonal plantings and micro-climates across the sites. After primary fermentation, the wines are evaluated and select parcels then remain on skins for up to 30 days of extended maceration. Which results in a richness of palate flavours and softens the tannins. After pressing and racking the wine was matured in French oak hogsheads for a minimum of 18 months.
As you pour this Cabernet Sauvignon into your glass, you will be greeted by a deep plum colour. On the nose this wine is richly aromatic showcasing blackcurrants, dark mint chocolate, and subtle cinnamon and woody notes. The engaging palate follows on from the aroma with intense black berry flavours complemented by hints of toasty oak; along with a generous layered palate which carries through onto a long, elegant finish supported by some solid structural varietal tannins.
This 2012 Grant Burge ‘Corryton Park’ Cabernet Sauvignon has 14% Alc. Decant for 45-60 minutes and serve in a generous glass at 17-18°C. 

A rich, complex Barossa Cabernet with great balance.

CELLARING POTENTIAL:
With good decanting, approachable and enjoyable this season; plus will repay and aged well for another 6-8 years.

FOOD PAIRING SUGGESTIONS:
Perfect wine pairing with game dishes, prime cuts of red meats, rich pastas dishes and earthy, well-seasoned vegetarian cuisine, and aged, hard cheeses - enjoy.