Cabernet 2018 – Black Market Deal #37576
- Textured, savoury
When a multi-generational family run Coonawarra winery offers up its reserve cabernets, you jump at it. You’ll definitely know this producer and know that they do cab sav very, very well. This is leaning more towards medium-bodied but still exhibiting a concentrated fruit profile of cherry and cassis. It’s the grace and structure from the tannin and hints of cedar that really put it a step above. Nothing wrong with feeling a bit classy, is there?
What is a Black Market deal?
Black Market deals are only made possible if we don’t reveal the maker’s brand on site. The wines are the genuine article – absolutely no cleanskins or fake brands, just dangerously good value. You won’t find out what it is until it hits your doorstep, but you won’t regret it. Just keep it on the down low.
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Coonawarra is renowned for its cabernet. To write off other varieties, though, would be simplistic. Some of the best wine from the region is shiraz, which is frequently overlooked in the search for the perfect cab sav. It's riesling is a surprise dark horse, too. Not to belittle Coonawarra cab either, but it's funny how often we get caught insisting that one variety is the best expression of a specific place, grown in a variable environment with so many factors at play. All we're saying is: don't miss the great wines that aren't the usual suspects. Coonawarra has quite a few amazing hands other than their trump card.