Category Archives: Cabernet Sauvignon

2016 Taylors Promised Land Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon doesn’t have to be expensive to be good and there are plenty of examples around in the category of ‘very good’ without being expensive.  And on that note I present to you…this one. It is a ‘full-of-fruit’ style … Continue reading

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2014 Levantine Hill Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet is King.  Long live the King!  I realise this is not how the saying goes and it is not in the context it was originally used for either.  However, when a grape such as the noble Cabernet Sauvignon variety … Continue reading

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2015 Craigie Knowe Cabernet Sauvignon

Disclaimer: I am bias when it comes to Tassie wines and I make no bones about it.  I’d also like to add that it doesn’t influence my views of the wines.  Honestly. So, you’re possibly thinking, why on earth has … Continue reading

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2010 Mitchell Sevenhill Cabernet Sauvignon

The word ‘respect’ is not to be taken lightly or used willy nilly.  When used, it adds quite amount of weight to a situation, let’s be honest. It is obvious to me the Mitchell family have a lot of respect … Continue reading

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2016 Yelland & Papps Cabernet Sauvignon

This always proves to be a big hit in our home and some friends of ours who tried the last vintage think the bottle isn’t big enough.  I reckon they would have the same view of this one too. It … Continue reading

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2015 Penley Estate Tolmer Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon

I have a bit of a connection to this wine.  I won’t go into the details but it may become a bit clearer as you get further into this post.  Those who know me will get it straight away. Tolmer … Continue reading

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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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