19 Crimes Cabernet Sauvignon 750 ml • 2016 •

country: Australia / region: South Eastern Australia / style: Wine / size: 750 ml / manufacturer: 19 Crimes / vintage: 2016 / sku: 14900
Reg. $11.99 $6.99
DESCRIPTION:
Bright red to crimson hues, this wine confidently takes charge with intense lifted vanilla aromatics balanced with red currants, violets, and mulberry fruits. Firm and full on the palate with a subtle sweetness giving a rich mouth feel. The vanilla aromatics carry through on the palate and compliment subtle flavors of red currants, dark cherries, and chocolate. The palate is filled with dark berry fruit and the soft tannins provide a lingering finish.

Nineteen crimes turned criminals into colonists.
Upon conviction, British rogues, guilty of at least one of the 19 Crimes, were sentenced to live in Australia, rather than death. This punishment by 'transportation' began in 1788, and many of the lawless died at sea.
For the rough-hewn prisoners who made it to the shore, a new world awaited. As pioneers in a frontier penal colony, they forged a new country and new lives, brick by brick. This wine celebrates the rules they broke and the culture they built.
It would be a crime not to drink it!

Cabernet Sauvignon
SUGGESTED FOOD PAIRING:
Beef
Charcuterie-Cheese
Lamb