2018 Corryton Burge The Brigadier Barossa Cabernet Sauvignon
95 points / Huon Hooke
95 points / Halliday Wine Companion
93 points / Wine Current
91 points / James Suckling & Nick Stock
GOLD / 2020 Royal Adelaide Wine Show
SILVER / 2020 Barossa Wine Show
BRONZE / 2020 Royal Perth Wine Show
Grant Burge is a passionate amateur war historian, with interest spurred by his forebears who fought in two World Wars. This wine honours not just this history and passion, but also Grant’s own historic winemaking career. Trent and Amelia have created The Brigadier Cabernet Sauvignon for their father Grant, who led the industry in determining the ideal Barossan microclimate for this variety.
True cool climate Cabernet Sauvignon; ripe dark fruits and fine tannins.
Sourced from Burge family owned Corryton Burge vineyard in the Eden Valley where the cool microclimate is ideal for growing premium Cabernet Sauvignon.
Vibrant blackfruit and cassis aromas are layered with hints of spice, chocolate and leather. Refined dark berry and cassis flavours give way to a rich creamy mid palate and fine tannins.
After completing malolactic fermentation in barrel the wine then remained in oak for a total of 22 months. 100% French oak, 25% of which was new.
Drinking best 10-15 years.
Pair with roasted leg of lamb wrapped in rosemary with twice cooked potatoes and an ancient grain salad.