A blend of 57% cabernet sauvignon and 43% shiraz this has a very impressively complete feel a hallmark of the 2018 vintage wines and there?s a myriad of characters with cabernet?s cedary and gently herbal notes sitting atop a core of rich red-plum and dark-berry shiraz fruit aromas. So integrated. The palate has a very silky texture so plush and polished with a wealth of rich and intense dark-plum dark-berry and blackcurrant flavors. The oak is completely soaked with ripe fresh fruit. This is a great Bin 389. Drink over the next two decades. Screw cap.
Confident Cabernet (57%) leads this high-spirited swirling dance as a breezy wisp of blue and black berries waft over the earthy bulk of sturdy Shiraz. It?s a clever trick for such bright fruit to be contained by tannins in an interlocked embrace without smothering the obvious exuberance of this marriage. Supple a
Hints of toasted coconut accent big cassis aromas on the nose of the 2018 Bin 389 Cabernet Shiraz which is a 57-43 blend this vintage. Full-bodied with cherry flesh complementing the sterner cassis and tobacco notes it's supple enough to be approachable now yet with the concentration and requisite dusty tannins on the long finish to support more than a decade of aging