Country: Australia, Multi-regional blend
Tasting Notes: Squid ink blackness. A brooding dark amalgam of black pudding, sweetbreads and marrow. Confirmed: no mention of (ferric) haemoglobin. Promise.
A brisk swirl of the glass reveals scents of nori, oyster/blackbean sauce and iodine.
A concession of varietal alignment – cabernet florals, blackcurrant and black mulberry. Be warned – senses led astray – ambushed by tannins, seduced by generosity and power, waylaid by luxurious fruits and balance. Innocence lost. Oak, as per nose, completely ingested. Above descriptors on nose, convey to palate.
Varietal: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon