The Caledonian celebrates an Australian tradition and the unique synergy achieved by combining Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz, whilst capturing the renowned terroir of Coonawarra.A philosophy of blending Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon at Katnook Estate has previously achieved the accolade of the 1987 Jimmy Watson Trophy.
This limited release wine has aromas of vibrant dark berries, cassis and ripe plum with hints of spice overlaid with chocolate and vanillin oak notes. The pallet has rich layers of concentrated fruit and oak. Blackcurrant, mulberry and spiced plum, complemented with subtle oak maturation notes and ripe, silky tannins.
Drinking well now but with careful cellaring will develop well over the next 18 to 20 years.