The highly anticipated release of the 2018 James Halliday Wine Companion book has seen Brand’s Laira achieve some great results.
Brand’s Laira has been awarded 5 stars for ‘Best wineries of the region’ – and has had a consistent record of excellence for at least the past three years.
From our core range, the 2014 Blockers Cabernet Sauvignon has been awarded 94 points with James Halliday Wine Companion boasting [Brand's Laira 2014 Blockers Cabernet Sauvignon] ;
24+ year old vines, machine-harvested, a mix of open and roto-fermenters with cultured yeast, 7 days on skins, 85% postferment maceration for 5 weeks, matured for 19 months in 85% French and 15% American oak (35% new). The structure and texture reflect the steps in the vinification, with fine-grained tannins in a support role for the blackcurrant fruit, which was picked at the right time.
Learn more about our Blockers Cabernet Sauvignon.
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