Wills Domain Eightfold 2019 Cabernet Sauvignon
Intense deep brick red with subtle purple overtones.
Attractive berry and raspberry fruit lift with a touch of herbs spice and cedar.
Is restrained and elegant with flavours of black cherry and plums. The palate is fine and tight with great concentration and intensity, and lingering chalky tannins.
This Cabernet is very much the product of an unseasonably cool ripening period. Consequently, the wine is much finer than you would typically see under the Eight Fold label, and more broadly from Margaret River. Thus, in making this wine we have focused on gentle colour and extraction techniques whilst on skins during fermentation and avoided extended post ferment maceration. Similarly, it is not a year where the wines would benefit from lots of new oak or extended time in barrel. This wine is 95% Cabernet WD Block 4, and 5% Cabernet Yallingup Block 3.
BBQ beef lamb game, braised meats.