|Region||Clare Valley, SA|
|Bling||96pts Kim Brebach, 95pts Wine Orbit|
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A quintessential Aussie wine
Is there a more of a quintessential Aussie wine than the Cabernet Shiraz?
This wine is about as Australian as a Holden Ute. Which is exactly what your mouth needs to carry the bags of flavour this wine wants to deliver to your mouth, all at once; only a ute can carry such a wide voluminous load.
Feeling like you are driving through the fruits of the forest perched upon a comfortable velvet tannins seat cover; this wine is perfect for the everyday drive. However, makes it feel like a trip somewhere special. There is plenty of interest to drink right now but just like the Ute, you can trust it will still carry it for many years to come.
Kim Brebach is also known as the Best Wines Under $20 Guy to those who subscribe to his weekly mailer. However, first and foremost, he’s a wine lover, an unashamed Riesling obsessive and champion of the belief that great wine doesn’t necessarily have to come with a great big price tag....
Kevin purchased Kilikanoon in 1997 after having worked for such companies as Krondorf, d'Arenberg, Kingston Estate, Orlando, BRL Hardy, Kendal Jackson, and in the USA, Willamette Valley....
Cabernet Sauvignon is unmistakably one of the world's most recognised red wine varieties. It is produced in most major wine growing regions across the world, from the banks of the Gironde in France to Lebanon's Beqaa Valley, to the valleys of California where it overtook the Zinfandel variety on it's rise to glory. Since the late 1800s Australia has definitely proven itself in the world of the humble 'Cab Sauv'....
Shiraz (which is essentially Syrah) is a dark-skinned grape grown throughout the world and used primarily to produce powerful red wines. Wines made from Syrah are often powerfully flavoured and full-bodied. The variety produces wines with a wide range of flavor notes, depending on the climate and soils where it is grown, as well as other viticultural practices chosen. Aroma characters can range from violets to berries (usually dark as oppo...