Premium Wines | 2003 Corrina's Cabernet Shiraz Blend
James Halliday 2006 Australian Wine Companion, 92 points
A substansial wine, bringing all of the elements of the varietal mix and regional influence together; supple, ripe fruit and good oak.
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55% Cabernet 45% Shiraz
100% McLaren Vale, Estate grown
Rich, deep maroon, brick hues.
Cabernet characters of tobacco leaf dominate the nose, with a backbone of stewed plum from the Shiraz.
Consistent with the warmer vintage in 2003, the lifted nose is supported by ripe black fruit characters on the palate. Very soft tannin structure gives a supple mouth feel, an excellent food wine.
1/4 new American oak, 3/4 old American and French oak for 22 months
Corrina Rayment, 6th Generation family member