19 Crimes Cabernet Sauvignon is definitely a drink for the good times, with its rich history and delicious palate. 19 Crimes turned convicts into colonists. In the 18th and 19th centuries, British rogues found guilty of at least one of 19 Crimes were sentenced to live in Australia as punishment. As pioneers in a frontier penal colony, they forged a new country and new lives, brick by brick. Today, 19 Crimes wines celebrate the rebellious spirit of the more than 160,000 exiled men and women, the rule breakers and law defying citizens that forged a new culture and national spirit in Australia. Similar in character to the rogues on our bottles, 19 Crimes wines are bold and uncompromising.Â Each bottle bears the mug shot of true historical convicts, with one of the 19 Crimes inscribed under the screwcap; The first wine brand to bring you Augmented Reality, if you download the Living Wine Labels app and hover your mobile phone over the label, the convicts animate to life, telling their unique stories.
Bright red to crimson hues, this wine confidently takes charge with intense lifted vanilla aromatics balanced with red currants, violets, and mulberry fruits. Firm and full on the palate with a subtle sweetness giving a rich mouth feel. The vanilla aromatics carry through on the palate and compliment subtle flavours of red currants, dark cherries, and chocolate. The palate is filled with dark berry fruit and the soft tannins provide a lingering finish.