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2015 Helmsman Cabernet Sauvignon Blend

Deeply coloured appearance. The aroma is beautifully perfumed and fragrant with cassis, ripe blackcurrant, white truffle and dark chocolate. The palate has ripe, black fruits, black olives with the sweetness of the Cabernet Franc showing through. Classically structured, this is a tightly bound, elegant yet powerful red wine with tremendous power on the finish.
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Accolades:

  • 2015 Vintage: Sam Kim (97/100, 5 Stars)
  • 2015 Vintage: Raymond Chan (19.5/20)
  • 2014 Vintage: Six Nations Wine Challenge (Gold Medal)

 

    Six Nations Wine Challenge Gold 2017

Reviews

The gratifying bouquet shows blackcurrant, mixed berry compote, cigar box, black olive and cedar aromas, leading to a concentrated and meticulously expressed palate that is richly fruited with seductive savoury nuances. The wine is sophisticated and substantial, brilliantly structured by fine, chalky tannins. Powerful and perfectly proportioned, this is a compelling rendition. From the Gimblett Gravels district, 2015 Helmsman is a blend of 76% Cabernet Sauvignon, 19% Merlot and 5% Cabernet Franc. At its best: 2020 to 2032.

Sam Kim

97 Points

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