1 x Rymill Sandstone Special Edition Cabernet Sauvignon 2015
1 x Rymill The Classic Maturation Release Cabernet Sauvignon 2013
1 x Rymill The Surveyor Special Edition Cabernet Sauvignon 2015
The Surveyor Special Edition Cabernet Sauvignon 2015
97-98 Points - Magdalena Sienkiewicz "Sampled following four hours of decanting. The abundance of blackcurrants, blueberries, liquorice, tar, graphite and sweet five spice is intoxicating. Complexity continues with mint, ink and cigar box. The palate is denser, riper and wonderfully plush. The sweet fruit rains down and washes with a mineral richness. Cranberries and graphite meld with fresh bay leaf and crushed dried herbs. The structure is superb and richly layered which indicates that this stunning wine will reward further cellaring and it is yet to unveil all its complexities."
Sandstone Cabernet Sauvignon 2015
96+ - 97 Points - Stuart McCloskey “The bouquet is brooding and requires a good 4-6 hours in the decanter before tackling. Aromatic with a lovely floral perfume, dried herbs, mint, bay leaf, graphite – there’s a salty / mineral feel to the nose which intrigues the senses. Medium-bodied, cool-climate feel with the sweet fruit cloaked with dried herbs and spices. There’s a crispness to the fruit – cranberry with juicy acidity. Iodine and a real marine feel to the finish. The tannins flow beautifully with the fruit and offer just the right level of support. Detailed and everything seems very natural. Very satisfying and incredibly long. My score is unkind – I will retackle in a few weeks as the original sample bottle showed much better. Too much work and not enough time to enjoy wine which takes its toll! Drink now through to 2025”.
The Classic Maturation Release Cabernet Sauvignon 2013
96 Points - Stuart McCloskey “The perfume has developed wondrously over the course of the day (4-6 hours decanting is a must) with black raspberry, plum, violet, bay leaf, white pepper, lead pencil, cedar, and dusty earth unfurling. The palate starts with sweeter fruit notes and falls to mineral, cedar, dried herbs and tobacco. There’s lots of brightness thanks to the streak of acidity – graceful and light on its feet which I enjoy. Classic Claret-esque and reminds me of Château Lynch Bages from 2004. Dusty tannins on the finish. A lovely wine which will appeal to those seeking mature sophistication (without crippling one’s wallet). Drink now through to 2023.”