Corrina’s Cabernet Shiraz Blend

Premium Wines  |  2006 Corrina's Cabernet Shiraz Blend

Jeremy Oliver, 2009 Penguin Wine Guide, 92/100

A plush, smooth & fine-grained blend whose sweet expression of dark plum, cassis, blackberry fruit, cedar/chocolate/vanilla oak, cloves and cinnamon overlie meaty, gamey characters. Framed by firmish, fine-grained tannin, its long, polished, juicy palate finishes long and spicy, with lingering nuances of roasted coffee and mocha. Elegant and balanced

 

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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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