JACOB’S CREEK Heritage range comprises the finest wines made under the Jacob’s Creek brand. Each Heritage wine honors a person and place in the rich history of Gramp & Sons winery that stretches back over 160 years.
Bungalow Lane Cabernet Sauvignon pays tribute to Gustav Gramp, the man who first registered the company, G.Gramp & Sons who built and lived in the bungalow opposite the vineyard. This wine exudes all the hallmarks of exceptional Barossa Cabernet Sauvignon. The nose has layers of expression; dark chocolate, ripe plum with subtle cinnamon and oak derived cedar.
Plum and dark chocolate on the nose, chunky tannins with rich plum and dark chocolate on the palate. The perfect wine to match with rib eye steak and hearty winter vegetables.
OVERVIEW A robust, full-bodied wine showcasing the rich fruit flavours and distinct varietal characteristics associated with premium Cabernet Sauvignon from the Barossa Valley.
COLOUR Deep purple.
AROMA Plum and dark chocolate with cedar/mahogany notes.
TASTE A dense wine of brooding dark flavours. Chunky tannin combines with intense plum and chocolate to give a wine that will age gracefully.
ENJOY WITH Rib eye steak with hearty winter vegetables.
IDEAL DRINKING WINDOW 2018-2028
HARVEST DATE Late February/Early March 2013
BOTTLING DATE February 2015
RELEASE DATE July 2016
GRAPE VARIETIES Cabernet 100%
VINEYARDS Fruit was selected from three specific blocks in the Rowland Flat and Greenock areas, including the Bungalow Block.
VINTAGE CONDITIONS Warmer than normal conditions brought an early vintage. Yields were down but the fruit showed excellent flavour, colour and tannin ripeness.
WINEMAKING Extended time on skins to extract the natural flavours was followed by 19 months in a combination of new (60%)and old French and American oak.
Alcohol 14.4% v/v
TA 6.0 g/L