Corrina’s Cabernet Shiraz Blend

Premium Wines  |  2006 Corrina's Cabernet Shiraz Blend

Australian Wine Journal, Sept 2010, 90 points

Oliver's Taranga Corrina's Blend Cabernet Shiraz 2006 ($30) This wine's been around for a while now and it's still holding up quite okay, despite losing some of the fruit freshness and structure I recall tasting it previously. Now, it's chocolate/vanilla oak sits quite firmly on top of its fruit, which resides in the ripe McLaren Vale-cabernet currant fruit spectrum, with some shiraz derived nuances of dark plums and berries happily residing beneath. It's palate is very smooth, rich, ripe and chocolatey, reflecting its region well in an already approachable style.

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Closure

Stelvin

Grape Variety

51% Shiraz, 49% Cabernet Sauvignon

Growing Region

McLaren Vale - Estate Grown

Colour

Deep dark maroon.

Aroma

Tarry rich Cabernet dominates the nose, with a chocolate background from the Shiraz. Intense.

Palate

Dark fruit characters dominate the palate. Huge weighty mid-palate gives an explosion of flavour, followed by rich fine grained tannins. A quite savoury finish.

Cellaring Potential

Drink now to 10 years

Maturation

1/3 new American and French oak, 2/3 old American and French oak for 22 months

Alcohol%/Vol

15%

Winemaker

Corrina Wright- 6th generation family member

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