2014 Revana Estate Cabernet Sauvignon Under the guidance of Thomas Rivers Brown as Winemaker and Jim Barbour as Vineyard Manager, we have continued to turn our farming focus inward in the interest of elevating the quality of the Revana Vineyard. In 2014, only the four highest quality vineyard blocks were selected from the eight in our Estate Vineyard to craft a wine with a true sense of place as a representation of vineyard and vintage. Read more
Initial impressions give notes of eucalyptus and floral components, reminiscent of lilac and rose hips. Hints of black olive and deep plum round out the bouquet.
The generous mouthfeel on the palate reveals deep blue fruit and toasted brioche, giving way to layers of toffee, baking chocolate and clove accenting the lush, lingering finish.
After a dry winter, we had an early start to the growing season as mild spring rains slowed down development resulting in a heavy fruit set. Perfect weather throughout the summer harmonized with an abundant crop, which afforded us the luxury of only allowing the clusters of perfection to ripen to their fullest potential. Idyllic conditions for the 2014 Harvest created a powerful wine of depth and elegance.