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2006 The Colonial Estate Cabernet Sauvignon Etranger Barossa Valley
Producer: The Colonial Estate
Style: Red Wine
Grape Type: Cabernet Sauvignon
Region: Barossa Valley
91(+?) Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - September/October 2008
($28; 90% cabernet sauvignon and 10% shiraz) Deep, bright-rimmed ruby color. Very spicy aromas of pungent red and dark berries, dried violet, incense and botanical herbs. Round and sappy, with sweet cherry and blackcurrant flavors, juicy acidity and gentle tannic grip. This became more powerful with air, taking on subtle espresso and bitter chocolate character. Leaves ripe cherry and plum notes behind on the long, chewy finish. This needs time to unwind.
89 Points | Wine Spectator
89 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate
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