The appearance is a deep plum hue with a luxurious velvety texture. It has a rich and complex palate with fantastic length, with fruity concentrated overtones of blackberry, vanilla and oak.
Food match: It pairs best with roast beef, game and matured cheeses.
It is a medium to full bodied Bordeaux style wine with noticeable fine tannin and bright fruit. The flavours are predominantly dark fruit with hints of red fruit, dark chocolate, fruit pastels and eucolypt. The wine has a good tannin structure ideally suited to aging.
The colour of the Cockscomb is almost purple – it is after all a young wine. On the nose it shows bright blue fruits; violets and red currants. The palate is bright and fresh too, with red fruit and a very slight hint of varietal mint. The wine has fine tannin and a very pleasing length.
On the nose it shows fresh and bright blue fruits (violets and red currants). The palate is bright and fresh too, with red fruit and a very slight hint of varietal mint. The wine has terrific tannin and and a lovely, persistent finish. A good classic Cabernet with herbal intrigue but without the gre..