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2010 Formby & Adams Leading Horse Cabernet Sauvignon Metala Vineyards Langhorne Creek South Australia
SRP: $20 Bottle / $240 case of 12
1-27 Cases Landed Profit Margin: 21.87%
28+ Cases Landed Profit Margin: 31.04%
FOB Profit Margin: 41.67%
Ruby garnet red in colour. Distinct blackberry and blackcurrant aromas along with earthy fragrant herbs, toasty oak notes and hints of fresh, polished leather and mint. Balanced, lengthy palate; red berry fruits with herbal mints and gentle, spicy liquorice characters. Made to age gracefully. JIM URLWIN, Winemaker (Feb 2013) Vineyard: Metala Vineyards, Langhorne Creek, SA Variety: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon Harvest date: 24 March - 3 April 2009 Bottling date: 31 January 2012 Sourced from: 100% Single Estate, 4 Individual Blocks Baumé at harvest: 14.5-15.2 Alcohol: 14.5% Titratable acidity: 6.6 g/l pH: 3.49 Closure: Screwcap Oak Maturation: 18 months in 1-2 year old French oak barriques Guy Adams is the fifth generation to live and work the ‘Metala’ Vineyards in Langhorne Creek South Australia which has remained in the family since great great grandfather William Formby bought the property in 1882 and planted vines in 1891. Earlier in 1877, William Formby purchased the old Queens Theatre and renovated it to house the first undercover horse trading bazaar (accommodating nearly 500 horses in yards, boxes and stalls). The Bazaar sign still hangs over the door today.
Fanciful Name: Leading Horse
Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon
Region/AVA: Metala Vineyards Langhorne Creek South Australia
Country Of Origin: South Australia
Bottle Size: 750
Bottles Per Case: 12
Closure Type: Screw cap
Scores: Double Gold Medal - China Wine & Spirits, Award – Best Value Hong Kong 2014