Coonawarra is a wine region within the Limestone Coast in South Australia, that is known for the Cabernet Sauvignon wines produced on its "terra rossa" soil. Coonawarra is an Aboriginal word meaning "Honeysuckle". It is about 380 km southeast of Adelaide, close to the border with Victoria.
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  • 6.10.14

    … as opposed to cachectic and alien. (Jardin des Tuileries) Tasting notes. CR Shiraz 2010. Chris Ringland. Barossa. Screw cap. 15%. Approx $A20. Sweet and deboned. Rum and raisin, stewed berries and confection. It's very full, simple, forward and smooth. Grant Burge Shadrach Cabernet sauvignon 1998. Barossa and Coonawarra. Cork. 13%. Cellar…

    Wino sapienin Cabernet Sauvignon- 2 readers -
  • Wynns Black Label Cabernet sauvignon 1998

    … Bottle one of six. I'm not sure why I've waited for so long and why I have so many, but disorganisation and a constant flow of new bottles to distract would feature in my defence. These bottles have been sitting in a cardboard box in a Tasmanian oak wardrobe, under the Christmas decorations and several layers of cushions. Waiting. A decade…

    Wino sapienin Cabernet Sauvignon- 6 readers -
  • Last week

    …. Eventually a herbal note and then by nights end black cardamon. Large and sweet in attack, the oak frame is still polished and new, making this a slightly clumsy and top heavy. 4. Katnook Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 1999. 14%. Cork. Possibly my last bottle, I certainly can't see any more, but perhaps in a cupboard somewhere there is another. It has softened…

    Wino sapienin Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot Malbec Riesling- 5 readers -

    … what Italy must have looked like to a little kid in the backblocks of Essex. When I was a little kid we'd just beaten the Italians in the War, so I presume Italy must have looked different from here. We'd also beaten the Japs, who sent submarines into Sydney and Darwin Harbours during their attempted invasion of Australia. So in one week we have…

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