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Lynx Cabernet Sauvignon 2017 

 

Cultivars:

  • 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
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Tasting notes:

  •  Leather, black fruit and cassis on the nose
  •  Sumptuous, rich and seamless wood integration
  •  Firm but smooth tannin structure
  •  Wild Boar Ragout with Cinnamon & Cloves

 

Winemaking notes:

  •  Harvested early in the morning and cold soaked for 7 days at 11˚C
  •  Fermentation over 8 days with 5 punch downs a day
  •  9 days post-ferment maceration

 

After the harvesting of the grapes the must has been cold soaked for 7 days at a temperature of 7°C. Thereafter it was fermented for 8 days in open concrete tanks with 5 punch downs a day. Finally, the must was oaked for 12 months in French and European oak 30% new oak, 20% second fill and the rest an even split between third to fifth fill barrels.

 

Storability
Drinking well now, but perfect after aging for 3-7 years.

 

Platters Wine Guide: 87 Points
Tim Atkinson: 94 Points

Lynx Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

HK$1,147.00Price
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