Category Archives: Cabernet Sauvignon

2010 The Blok Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon

If there is one thing everyone should have on their bucket list it is to drink a bottle of aged Coonawarra Cabernet before you…ummm…are not in a position to be able to. This is a delight.  Blackberries still the main … Continue reading

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2014 Hollick Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon

I can easily sum up this wine in five words.  “This is unashamedly Coonawarra Cabernet”. I’m sure you’re here to read a bit more about it than that.  However, if you know what traditional Cabernet from that terra rossa soil … Continue reading

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2014 Penley Estate Steyning Cabernet Sauvignon

I couldn’t help myself.  I had to google Steyning (pronounced Stenning).  It’s a quaint little town in southern England with a population of less than six thousand.  Photos of the buildings and countryside gave me the impression of a place … Continue reading

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2015 Penley Estate Phoenix Cabernet Sauvignon

I’m pretty sure I’m normal.  I’m saying that because, when the word Phoenix turns up in a sentence, I think of the big city in Arizona, USA. But then, the word ‘Phoenixing’ is a headline word in an article in … Continue reading

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2009 Mitchell Wines Sevenhill Cabernet

The only people happy about a wine being made available to the punters at 8 years old would be the punters themselves.  The accountants would be pulling what’s left of their hair out. As far as Mitchell Wines is concerned, … Continue reading

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2015 Katnook Estate Amara Cabernet Sauvignon

I don’t know anybody that dislikes Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon.  I have to admit I’ve tasted and drank a few.  No.   Let’s rephrase that.  I’ve tasted and drank heaps over the years and I have wines like this one to … Continue reading

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2013 Brand’s Laira Coonawarra Blockers Cabernet Sauvignon

I have a confession to make.  It has come to the point where I am taking for granted Coonawarra Cabernert Sauvignon and always have high expectations.  There, I said it. But….. When I open and taste wines of this calibre, … Continue reading

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