Hickinbotham 'Peake' Shiraz Cabernet 2019

Profile Black Fruit
Region McLaren Vale
Body Full

Alan Hickinbotham established the vineyard bearing his name in 1971 when he planted dry- grown cabernet sauvignon and shiraz in contoured rows on the sloping site. Since its establishment, the Hickinbotham vineyard has become a part of Australia’s wine heritage, supplying fruit to produce many of Australia’s greatest wines.

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Tasting Notes

When to drink
Will reward careful cellaring for 10+ years
On the nose
The Cabernet shines aromatically with notes of blackberry pie and dark chocolate.
On the palate
While the Shiraz fills the mid-palate with black plum and toasty oak. Fine tannins and balanced acidity contribute to an incredibly long finish.
Product Notes
Named after the late Mr. Edward John Peake who established the first vineyard and orchard at Clarendon circa 1850. It is a classic Australian blend of Cabernet and Shiraz produced using fruit from one of the McLaren Vale’s most esteemed vineyards. The Peake continues to honour the legacy of this iconic Australian blend.