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2010 Formby & Adams "Leading Horse" Cabernet Sauvignon Metala Vineyards Langhorne Creek South Australia

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2010 Formby & Adams "Leading Horse" Cabernet Sauvignon Metala Vineyards Langhorne Creek South Australia
SRP: $20 Bottle / $240 Case
1-27 Cases Landed Profit Margin: 30.36%

28+ Cases Landed Profit Margin: 39.53%
FOB CA Profit Margin: 41.54%

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

Awards
Double Gold Medal - China Wine & Spirits Award – Best Value, Hong Kong 2014

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.

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