2017

Cullen Full Moon Vanya

Cullen Vineyard, with its land, vines, wines and people… is my life’s work. Over the 3 decades of working at Cullen the love for Cabernet Sauvignon has deepened. Planted in 1971, it is the heart and soul of what we do at Cullen.

/750ml

VINTAGE

2017

VOLUME

750 mL

REGION / COUNTRY

West Australia, Australia

Varieties

Cabernet Sauvignon

ALC %

13.70%

Colour

Medium red with ruby tinges.

Cellar

30 plus years.

Bouquet

Plum, Cherries with lifted floral notes.

Palate

Medium bodied with dark cherries, blueberries and savoury notes on the finish.

2017 Vintage

Cullen Vineyard, with its land, vines, wines and people… is my life’s work. Over the 3 decades of working at Cullen the love for Cabernet Sauvignon has deepened. Planted in 1971, it is the heart and soul of what we do at Cullen.

This wine of the 2015 vintage is a tribute to the land and the vines it came from. Pure expression of a great year. No additions of yeast, acid, malolactic culture nor fining. The wines grown on these ancient soils are certified biodynamic, carbon neutral and powered naturally by solar power.

Vintage notes

Strikingly similar harvest to 2014 in terms of weather and yields. Similar rainfall, dry from October to March. One difference was the Marri blossom which did not flower until after harvest, this created a lot of bird pressure.

The time of harvest was almost identical to 2014, however the wine styles are different. 2015 wines are characterised by lots of perfume, purity and great elegance whereas the 2014 wines are about fruit power and purity.

2015 had some hot days, cool nights, a small amount of rain, and although the yields were low it has produced outstanding wines. Harvest finished on the 11th of March.

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