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2018 Hickinbotham The Peake

Cabernet Shiraz
$525.00 per 3-bottle set
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Single bottle of 2018 Hickinbotham The Peake Cabernet Shiraz against a dark background

Named after the late Mr. Edward John Peake who established the first vineyard and orchard at Clarendon circa 1850. Blending Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz is a famous part of Australian winemaking history and whilst the individual components of this wine are mighty, the sum of The Peake’s parts is magnificent. The Cabernet shines aromatically with notes of blackberry pie and dark chocolate, while the Shiraz fills the mid-palate with black plum and toasty oak. Fine tannins and balanced acidity contribute to an incredibly long finish. The Peake continues to honor the legacy of this iconic Australian blend.

99 Points

James Halliday, Halliday Wine Companion, August 2020