The 2009 Coonawarra Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon is a deep crimson red with purple hues.
Fresh blackcurrant and dark berry fruit aromas are apparent on the nose exuding
typical Coonawarra characteristics. Hints of black olive and licorice are
balanced with nuances of cedar and vanilla from fine grain French oak. The palate exudes generous ripe cassis flavours with tobacco leaf, supported by subtle
integration of oak leading to a rich, smooth finish.
An ideal accompaniment to osso bucco, beef rib roast or mature
Australian Wine Companion
The bouquet offers blackcurrant and mint aromas, both true to region; the medium-bodied but firm palate has an appealing touch of earthy austerity to frame the cassis and blackcurrant at its core. Will cruise through a decade; needs another three years for openers.
With over 150 years of making wine in the Barossa Valley, Jacob's Creek's winemaking philosophy is to make high quality wines in a contemporary Australian style, which are fresh, elegant, great tasting and show true varietal character. From its beginnings in 1847, a young Bavarian immigrant named Johann Gramp planted the Barossa Valley's first commercial vineyard on the banks of Jacob's Creek. His first vineyard was in a small ironstone winery and visitors... View More