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Southern Cross Reserve Escapade Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2011 Wine Review

Southern Cross Reserve Escapade Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2011

Southern Cross Reserve Escapade Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2011

W.O., Bottelary-Stellenbosch, South Africa

Community Score:78/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $17.95

Drink: 2013-2015

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Southern Cross

Agent: Du Chasse Wines & Spirits

Natalie's Score: 89/100

Good mouth-watering juicy acidity with balanced richness of black fruit flavours on the palate. Full-bodied and fairly smooth, though 1-2 hours decanting will help. This is a heavy hitter that will surprise and please those who love Californian cabernets. This wine is named after the astral bodies that have long guided sailors and thrilled sky gazers. This is a great price for classic Cali cab. Highly recommended.

Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: lamb burgers, meatloaf, pork tenderloin.

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This Southern Cross Reserve Escapade Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2011 was reviewed on November 9, 2013 by Natalie MacLean

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Drew rated this wine as 60/100 with the following review:

Fruity and unique but too dry a finish
The Southern Cross is the colloquial name for the Crux Constellation, one of the Southern Hemisphere's most distinctive constellations. It was a crucial navigational guide for sailors. Okay, let's get right to the Crux of the matter: this superbly well-priced wine offers impressive aromas of dark cherry, blueberry, cassis and sweet caramel. A spine of acidity provides balance to the great depth of fruit flavour. Source: Vintages Wine Panel, Jan. 2013

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