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2005 Yalumba Cabernet Sauvignon The Menzies Coonawarra
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91 Points | International Wine Cellar , September/October 2008

($45) Full, deep red. Pungent cherry, blackcurrant, tobacco and floral aromas are complicated by cured tobacco and exotic spices. Deep dark berry flavors are sweetened by suave vanillin oak spice and given a jolt on the back by dusty minerals. Becomes sweeter with air, finishing with impressive juicy persistence and a lingering mocha quality. Young, for sure, but this is already showing complexity.

91 Points | Wine Spectator
90+ Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon built its reputation on Bordeaux's Left Bank. Here, in the district of Medoc, the varietal is the key component of blended wines that also may include some Merlot and Cabernet Franc, and even Malbec and Petit Verdot. Moving slightly south, Cabernet Sauvignon meets Merlot in roughly equal proportions in the red wines of Graves. In both of these Bordeaux regions, the top bottles...
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