2018 Balnaves Cabernet Sauvignon

Highly Rated
Top class Coonawarra Cabernet from one of the region's icons.
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If you looked up Coonawarra Cabernet in the dictionary, there could well be a picture of this wine cut and pasted in.

The Balnaves Cabernet Sauvignon shows everything that has made this region so famous. It's powerful yet composed, seductive, yet authoritative; it's a wine destined for a big future yet will reward immediate drinking alongside a rack of lamb.

A classic Coonawarra Cabernet and a beautiful one at that. Drink now or cellar with confidence.

Deep, dark purple red, the nose is dense with pure aromatics of cassis and blackberry with a touch of liquorice and fine integrated coffee from the oak. The palate is rich with great depth of cassis blackberry fruit and fine grainy tannins. This wine will reward careful cellaring and we recommend decanting before drink.

Region: Coonawarra, SA
Blend: Cabernet Sauvignon
ABV: 14.50%
Closure: 750ml
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95 Points - "All cabernet, and it's marching to its own tune. Hum along to the chorus of pristine flavours of blackberries, mulberries, juniper and baking spices, plus some chocolate flecked with mint. The palate is well contained, with sweet fruit and oak neatly played out. Tannins are lovely – grainy and textural." - Jane Faulkner (Halliday Wine Companion)

92 Points - "The 2018 Cabernet Sauvignon is structural and savory, with a core of purple berry fruit. Layers of tannins wrap around the fruit, making for a firm, savory style of Cabernet Sauvignon—one that will age gracefully." - Erin Larkin (Robert Parker Wine Advocate)

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    Emmely G.
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    1 year ago
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    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    Stunning wine

    What a delightful wine.

    Everything you want from a Cabernet Sauvignon. We had it with Christmas lunch and everyone was in love with it.

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