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Wolf Blass Grey Label Cabernet Sauvignon 2005 Wine Review

Wolf Blass Grey Label Cabernet Sauvignon 2005

Wolf Blass Grey Label Cabernet Sauvignon 2005

Langhorne Creek, Australia

Community Score:92/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $34.95

Drink: Now

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Wolf Blass

Agent: Mark Anthony Wine & Spirits

Natalie's Score: 94/100

Vintages Wine Panel: Deep ruby color; plummy, blackberry, chocolate aromas with a hint of vanilla; dry, full bodied, rich and smooth palate, full-bodied with ripe fruit flavors and big tannins on the finish. My note: The grand-daddy of the Wolf Blass line-up, this Cabernet Sauvignon towers with its rich dark fruit concentration, elegance and incredible length. Minty cool blackberries on the nose are followed by fleshy dark plums on the palate. What more could you ask?

Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: beef fajitas, cheddar, grilled chicken or pork.

This Wolf Blass Grey Label Cabernet Sauvignon 2005 was reviewed on May 7, 2009 by Natalie MacLean

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Pricing & Stock Information

  • AGLC
  • 758181

Reviews and Ratings

Neil Phillips rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

For those wanting big, bold Cabernets - this is a sure fire hit.

On the nose, lots of mocha, dark berries, vanilla, Christmas pudding. Very intense, it even smells "chewy".

Palate follows through as you'd expect, with huge mouthfeel and long, luscious finish. Lots of the same black berries and fruit compote, but not jammy. Smooth from start to finish, with hints of chocolate and fresh herbs. The tannins are big, but have mellowed after a decade in bottle as well. While clocking in at 15% ABV, it doesn't feel "hot".

Tasted September 2016.

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