David Hook 2017 Westcourt Lane Cabernet Sauvignon
The Westcourt Lane vineyard is located in the middle of Mudgee's golden circle of vineyards. The brownish sandy loam topsoils over neutral clay subsoils are friable and both surface and subsoils are well drained. These old unirrigated vines are low yielding producing only 1 to 2 tonnes per acre.
The grapes were fermented in traditional open fermenters for 7 days , then pressed off into a mix new and older French hogsheads .It was stored in barrels for 18 months then lightly filtered before bottling.