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Jim Barry The Cover Drive Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 Wine Review

Jim Barry The Cover Drive Cabernet Sauvignon 2014

Jim Barry The Cover Drive Cabernet Sauvignon 2014

Coonawarra, South Australia, Australia

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 5

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Price: $19.95

Drink: 2018-2022

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Jim Barry

Agent: FWM Wine, Beer & Spirits

Natalie's Score: 92/100

The Cabernet Sauvignon grapes for this robust Australian red wine were grown on the Coonawarra Terra Rossa "Cigar Strip" in the heart of the Coonawarra wine region in South Australia. This layer of rich, red stone over limestone produces the vibrant red and dark fruit character in this wine. Juicy, full-bodied and delicious! Fleshy ripe blackberry and black cherries lead on the nose of this robust red wine. Good layering and complexity. This is classic cool-climate Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon offering dark spice and racy acidity on the finish with deep and satisfying hint of mint refreshment. Cabernet Sauvignon thrives in Coonawarra with its limestone soils, cooling ocean winds and warm days. Straight-up pleasure! Try it with a juicy steak tonight.

Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: hamburgers , pulled pork, venison burgers, hard cheese, prime rib.

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This Jim Barry The Cover Drive Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 was reviewed on July 3, 2018 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Wineboy rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

A full fruit driven wine where oak takes a back seat. Another person described the wine as somewhat Bordeaux-like and I agree in terms of power, but in terms of the level of fruit is it clearly new world. A pleasure to taste.
Elizabeth Vickers rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Uncorked at the year end Men's Golf dinner on Nov 2nd.
Not a bad bottle of Cab Sav but hard to value given the setting.
Enjoyed with the stuffed pork tenderloin. Oh well...
Jim Barry The Cover Drive 2014 is a great value, medium-plus bodied and juicy Cabernet Sauvignon from the Coonawarra wine region. The grapes for this wine were grown on the Coonawarra Terra Rossa "Cigar Strip" in the heart of the region. Lots of ripe, juicy blackberries, black cherries and cedar spice flavours on the palate with a hint of mint. Drink now and for the next eight years. - Community Wine Reviews

1 Member would buy this wine again

 

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