Dark in color with a nice varietal cherry nose. On the mid palate the wine matches the nose with some lovely cherry notes dominating. On the medium length finish the wine displays some tannins and acidity. This is a smooth well made, food friendly cab. I would give it an 88 or so. It will be coming out in Vintages on July 8th.
Here’s the data from the previous vintage from the LCBO web site:
Chapel Hill Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 — VINTAGES#: 965830
STYLE – Full-bodied & Smooth
Open-fermented, basket-pressed, 20 months in French hogsheads (23% new). Strong crimson-purple hue; dyed in the wool McLaren Vale cabernet, with a whirl of blackcurrant, dried herbs, black olive and unashamed cabernet tannins. Will cruise through the next 20 years. Drink By: 2035. Score – 94. (James Halliday, winecompanion.com.au, July 27, 2015) $28.95
Release Date:November 28, 2015
Alcohol/Vol 14.5% Made in: South Australia, Australia By:Chapel Hill Winery Pt. Ltd.Sugar Content: 2 g/L Sweetness Descriptor:XD – Extra Dry