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Sister's Run Old Testament Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 Wine Review

Sister's Run Old Testament Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Sister's Run Old Testament Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Coonawarra, South Australia, Australia

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 5

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Price: $16.95

Drink: 2018-2023

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Sister's Run

Agent: Nicholas Pearce Wines Inc

Natalie's Score: 91/100

Rich and inviting with savoury, juicy aromas and flavours of fleshy blackberry and plums. Some cassis and dark spices on the finish. Love the balance. A cool minty hallway of aromas interwoven with fleshy blackberry notes. From the Terra Rossa soils of Coonawarra, this 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon is very approachable. Sister's Run, Old Testament is a soft-tannin, juicy and savoury Cabernet Sauvignon -- a real crowd pleaser with rich blackberry and plums on the palate, spicy on the finish. Also approachable price wise. Pair with grilled steak.

Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: pizza topped with steak strips, rib steak, slow-braised brisket.

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This Sister's Run Old Testament Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 was reviewed on July 3, 2018 by Natalie MacLean

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Jane Staples - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Dark garnet with fragrant cassis, dark berries and vanilla fragrances. Dark berry, vanilla, and herbal palate with great acidity and tart berry finish. Great value here!
Tasted June 2018
Wineboy rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

a well crafted wine with measured fruit. Fresh acids are pleasant, but not always typical of Aussie CS's.
Sister's Run Old Testament is always great value under $20, but the 2016 vintage is rich and fleshy with blackberry, plum and dark spice flavours on the e palate. So good, juicy and savoury with good acidity for food. Tannins are soft and the wine is very approachable now. The Cabernet Sauvignon grapes for this wine were sourced from the Old Testament vineyard in the heart of the Coonawarra region. Pair with an equally juicy steak from the grill. - Community Wine Reviews

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