South Australia Cabernet Sauvignon

Cape Mentelle

Margaret River Cabernet Sauvignon 2011

The first of 4 bottles from my cellar. The nose has blackberry, violets and dried herbs. The palate has that trademark Margaret River herbaceousness but in this warmer vintage more cassis, fine persistent tannins which go on forever - almost silky. Just a beautiful rendition of Margaret River Cabernet with a very long life in front of it - say 20 years. Cape Mentelle one of the early vineyards and down in the south near the town. — 7 days ago

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Wynns Coonawarra Estate

Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon Blend 2014

Translucent red berry; outer water tinge, Low alcohol at 13%, capsicum, paprika, cherry. Chocolate, capsicum, dark berry. Medium body and medium tannin. Lingering flavour. — 2 days ago

Leeuwin Estate

Art Series Margaret River Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

A cooler expression of cabernet is the usual Margaret River way and this shows all of the minty capsicum it can in balance with currants and red cherry fruit. Barely a trace of oak. Med+ tannin, med/med+ acids add a nice juicy mouthwatering med+ finish. — 3 days ago

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Jacob's Creek/Orlando

Double Barrel Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

Awesome Cab with smooth smooth finish, a hint of whiskey. Great on its own!
Would definitely purchase again ♥️
— 4 days ago


Emu In The Sky Cabernet Sauvignon

Good cab! Not drop dead good but very drinkable. can repeat. Dome tannins, but not overwhelming. — 17 days ago

Shinas Estates

The Verdict Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

Amazingly thick and generous. Complex ♥️ — a day ago


The Menzies Coonawara Cabernet Sauvignon 1998

Nose has crushed mint, ripe cherries, ripe blackberries, moist cedar, old leather, cherry-infused tobacco and candle wax trailing away.

Palate has ripe blackberries, dried Bing cherries, slight cocoa powder, dried plum, faint spice cake with fading tannins.

2H decant at the time of notes, I think this wants more air to continue developing. A purchase from many, many years past when we were hot on all things Australia. Hidden away for ~20Y in our off-site storage, these bottles recently arrived at the home cellar. I'm not disappointed by the showing tonight, more intrigued about what the next few bottles will bring...

Paired with Allen Bros cover rib (rib cap) and smashed fingerling potatoes; a meal generally dreamed about, realized tonight.
— 17 days ago

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Paul T- Huntington Beach

Paul T- Huntington Beach

Sitting on a case of 1995 yellow tail, 3 more years !
Bob McDonald

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The yellow tail might have flown the coop😆
Severn Goodwin

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@Paul T- Huntington Beach Chances are good you have some counterfeit stuff, Yellow Tail was only started in 2000, and imported to the US beginning in 2011. Your '95's might have been early experimental juice.


The Maitre D Cabernet Sauvignon 2011

I shouldn’t be surprised at the wonderful quality…as always! — 4 days ago

Lucy Margaux Vineyards

le sauvignon sensuel 2020

Very good Sauvignon Blanc that mixes tropical features with yeasty funky stuff. As they say, entry-level 'natural' wine. So expect mango, passion fruit, bakery and pear cidre. Fresh and pretty focused. It's slightly dizzy and in addition to flavours of pear it only magnifies impression of pear cidre. Add some salty lemon notes and hear my conclusion - niiiiice. — a month ago