Shingleback Cabernet Sauvignon Mclaren Vale 2005
Deep magenta red. Lifted blackberry and cassis aromas with hints of truffle, violets and spice. Blackberry and dark chocolate flavours dominate the mid-palate. A long blueberry fruit finish is defined with firm tannins and roasted cashew French oak. A full bodied varietal Cabernet Sauvignon, with the richness of fruit to satisfy now, and the structure that will reward the patient with the complexity that careful cellaring brings.
The McLaren Vale region is located 45 minutes south of Adelaide, the capital city of South Australia. The area is bound to the south by the Sellick's Hill range, extends east to Clarendon, reaches to the north just beyond Reynella and is bordered on the west by the waters of the Gulf St. Vincent. First planted with vines in the 1830's, McLaren Vale is best known today for its internationally acclaimed rich, flavourful Shiraz.