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Yalumba Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 Wine Review

Yalumba Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Yalumba Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Coonawarra, Australia

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 8

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Price: $19.95

Drink: 2016-2021

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Yalumba

Agent: Breakthru Beverage Canada Inc.

Natalie's Score: 91/100

A terrific and vibrantly flavoured Australian Cabernet Sauvignon from the cool climate of Coonawarra. Great balance and restraint, yet there's no shortage of flavour and character. Black fruit, spice and smoke. Perfect for prime rib.

Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: medium rare venison backstrap with roasted new potatoes; grilled steaks or roast beef.

This Yalumba Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 was reviewed on April 25, 2017 by Natalie MacLean

More Vintages: 2015 

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Pricing & Stock Information

  • AGLC
  • 787354

Reviews and Ratings

Bill Wright Sommelier rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Full flavour and smooth. Dark fruit that just keeps on giving. On my to buy list
Andrew Bernardo rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

This wine is minty, black cherry and plum skin, fresh tobacco and cola. 89 points. (www.ottawinejournal.com)
Rachelle O'Connor rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Notes of cherry and mint with a palate that is red fruit forward with hints of vanilla and forest. Great with juicy burgers on the BBQ.
Rob Boots rated this wine as 89/100
Jon Steeves - Sommelier rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Showing cherry, cranberry, eucalyptus, cola notes, with medium tannin. Medium bodied with high tannins. Similar in mouthfeel to a carbonic macerated Beaujolais nouveau, this Australian gem from Coonawarra is drinking well. Pair with burgers or Italian tomato based dishes such as a veal ravioli. Tasted March 2017. 88 points.
Monique Sosa - Accredited Sommelier rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Pronounced aromas upfront, showing high notes of plum, berries and eucalyptus while ripe berries, vanilla and cedar/pine notes dominate the palate. It showcases an unexpected light weighted mouthfeel but still carries concentrated fruit flavours, a high acidity and a grippy mouthfeel. Enjoy with duck ravioli. Tasted Mar 2017 by @sommsosa | bespoketastings.ca

1 Member would buy this wine again

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