Pepper Tree Rock Knob Single Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2019

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Wine writers use a lot of descriptors. Some are clear-cut, others less so. Let’s take the word ‘elegant.’ I’ve applied it to Rock Knob in my tasting notes. Despite the slightly inelegant title, all the wine’s individual components hum with a beautiful elegance. There are no sharp angles, no boisterous attention-seeking. Everything is in its place. Black and red berries abound with gentle spice aromas. The alcohol is getting up there, 14.8%, but the wine remains medium-bodied. The palate is smooth and moves into savoury shades with a touch of tapenade among the blackberry and leafy Aussie bush notes. Touch of earth and cigar box oak characters keep things grounded, the light violet floral notes bring balance. Tannins are fine. So, all up, it’s definitely an elegant wine. Happy drinking.

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