2001 Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve Padthaway

Henry's Drive

91Average Score
Red
6x75cl
-
13 Immediate | 0 Marketplace
£153.00
Scores & Notes
Average Score
91
Critic Notes

The 2001 Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve exhibits an inky saturated purple color as well as a glorious perfume of melted chocolate, creme de cassis, cedar, and espresso. Terrific texture, low acidity, and ripe, well-integrated tannin give the overall impression of a seamless, opulent wine destined to be drunk young, yet capable of lasting 7-10 years. Aug 2003, www.robertparker.com

Score: 91-/100Robert Parker
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Product details
Country
Australia
Region
South Australia
Sub-region
Padthaway
Colour
Red
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
-
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
-
Country
Australia
Region
South Australia
Sub-region
Padthaway
Colour
Red
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
-
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
-
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