Wines

Alan’s Cabernet (Cab Sauv/Cab Franc/Merlot/Malbec)

Alan’s Cabernet (Cab Sauv/Cab Franc/Merlot/Malbec)

Cab Sauvignon, Cab Franc, Merlot, Malbec, Petit Verdot

One of two original Wild Duck Creek Estate wines along with Springflat Shiraz. First produced in 1990, Alan’s Cabernet is a single vineyard wine, which was first planted in 1974 by founder David Anderson. Comprising of 5 varieties; Cabernet Sauvignon (75%), Cabernet Franc (10%), Merlot (10%), Malbec (3%) and Petit Verdot (2%). Usually our last vineyard to be picked, the Alan’s Cabernet offers all the hallmarks of a great Cabernet blend. This wine is the epitome of age worthiness, finesse and terroir expression. Matured for 20 months in 100% new French oak.

Vintages: 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015

For information about our Allocation system, and to apply for an allocation of Alan’s Cabernet, released each June, click here.