The 2018 'Family Reserve' Cabernet Sauvignon is a blockbuster showing from Kirk Venge. This is simply stunning, as it begins with profound aromas of ripe black currants and blueberry compote woven together with exotic spices, violets, graphite and sweet baking spices that all explode from the glass. On the palate this full-bodied and layered, showing incredible depth and concentration. It possesses a dense mouth coating texture marked with flavors of dark and blue fruits along with sweet spices that persist throughout. Voluptuous and layered, this goes on leave a bold impression through a long multi-dimensional finish. This is a total knockout which is utterly captivating today, yet should go on to provide years of drinking pleasure.