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Zilzie Regional Collection Coonawarra Cabernet 2019

Special Price $17.00 Regular Price $22.00
Classic rich and ripe Coonawarra Cab here. The traditional greenery and violets are matched by a riot of rich blue and black fruits, cassis, blackcurrant and plums. Tannins are fine, ripe and polished. A superb Cab.
Zilzie Regional Collection Coonawarra Cabernet
Wine Specs
Variety
Cabernet Sauvignon
Region
Coonawarra, SA
Vintage
2019
Winery
Zilzie Wines
Winemaker
Jonathan Creek
Body
Full
Sweetness
Dry
Drinking Window
Now - 2034
Bling
96pts, Gold Medal and Top Gold Medal - 2021 Royal Adelaide Wine Show
Alcohol %
13.5
Closure
Screwcap
Size
750 mL
Biodynamic
No
Organic
No
Vegan Friendly
No

Zilzie Wines were established on the Forbes Family property back in the early 90s and quickly established themselves as a major supplier to Southcorp (then producers of Penfold’s and many other high end Aussie brands). From 2000 onwards they began producing their own wines ranging from cheap and cheerful to rich and intense.

Coonawarra, SA

Region

Coonawarra, SA

If there is one combination to look for when browsing for a good medium-bodied red, Coonaw ...
If there is one combination to look for when browsing for a good medium-bodied red, Coonawarra, terra rosa and Cabernet Sauvignon is always a winner. Far down the line from Adelaide (about 390km southeast, a grape's throw from the border of Victoria), the name is Aboriginal for "honeysuckle", yet reds from the region are more known for flavours of plum and blackcurrant. The Coonawarra vineyard region is sparse, running along a thin 2km-wide ridge elevating it above surrounding swamp. World-renowned, this 15km stretch of red soil is so unique, it's worth looking it up on google maps and switching to satellite view to see how it is farmed. See that stri ... Read Full Article
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Coonawarra, SA
Coonawarra, SA

If there is one combination to look for when browsing for a good medium-bodied red, Coonawarra, terra rosa and Cabernet Sauvignon is always a winner. Far down the line from Adelaide (about 390km southeast, a grape's throw from the border of Victoria), the name is Aboriginal for "honeysuckle", yet reds from the region are more known for flavours of plum and blackcurrant.

The Coonawarra vineyard region is sparse, running along a thin 2km-wide ridge elevating it above surrounding swamp. World-renowned, this 15km stretch of red soil is so unique, it's worth looking it up on google maps and switching to satellite view to see how it is farmed. See that strip of green north of Penola? That's it, and notice the big spread of nothing around it? The Coonawarra is a very special place. Laying on an old ridge of limestone, the fields have superb drainage, allowing the vines to flourish without the dampness at night that can ruin a good crop. Very similar in climate to the Bordeaux region in

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