2014 THE DUCK'S NUTS

2014 THE DUCK'S NUTS

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The 2014 vintage produced exceptional wines with distinctive varietal characters. We selected the 3 best French barrels from the entire vintage and made a single release blend. These oak barrels are called T5 and take over 5 years to dry out before being crafted into barrels. This being one (of several) processes involved to create a very high-quality oak. Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot and Malbec of equal proportions have created a wine with an abundance of complexity, varietal expression and age-worthiness. We hope you enjoy this extremely small volume and rare release that we are very proud of. Strongly recommended to cellar to experience it's full potential. 

 

Colour: Deep Ruby Red 
Nose: Vibrant aromas red currants, fresh tobacco, ripe plums, bay leaves and cherry blossom with hints of aniseed
Palate: Rich dark fruits, currants, black cherries, sweet tobacco, dark chocolate, and smoky spices. An elegant, full-bodied wine with a fine tannin structure which provides a soft, dry and lingering finish
Drink: 12-15 years                                              

Residual Sugar: <0.5g per litre 

The Cheese Barrel Recommends: Healy’s Pyengana cheddar, Cabot Clothbound cheddar.