2009 Benchmark

The William Hill Estate 2009 Benchmark is characterized by complex layers of dark jam, cassis, spice and purple flowers, which are balanced with excellent acidity, firm tannins and a velvety texture. Cabernet Sauvignon forms the core of the blend, with notes of cassis and dark jam, framed by wellstructured
tannins. Petit Verdot offers a deep purple hue, floral aromas and firm tannins, while Merlot brings jammy fruit component to the blend. The Malbec and Cabernet Franc increase the complexity of the aromas, lending hints of violet and raspberry.
 
Varietal Content: 85% Cabernet Sauvignon, 7% Petit Verdot, 6% Merlot, 1% Malbec, 1% Cabernet Franc
Varietal Origin: Napa Valley
Alcohol Content: 14.8%

 

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2009 Benchmark