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2003 Turkey Flat Vineyards Barossa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 14.5%

2003 Turkey Flat Vineyards Barossa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 14.5%

We tried this back in March and noted the pepper spice, blackcurrent, and smoky, dusty characters on the nose. The palate was prominent blackcurrent, sweet berry fruit, earth and sweet oak in great balance. There was concentration, power, supple tannins and a long finish.I’ve just tried another bottle and am even more impressed. Noticeable now […]

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A Superb Cabernet

Last night we drew the cork from a 2002 Saltram Mamre Brook Cabernet Sauvignon from South Australia. What a masterful example of Barossa wine. Rich, luscious, some big tannins and a hint of vanillin oak. It was a joy to drink. It complemented the roast lamb superbly although it was almost too “big” and overpowering […]

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