2003 Shirvington Cabernet Sauvignon

Shirvington

94Average Score
Red
12x75cl
-
1 Immediate | 0 Marketplace
Duty Paid
£640.00
Scores & Notes
Average Score
94
Critic Notes

The 2003 Cabernet Sauvignon offers up aromas of cassis liqueur, graphite, toast, smoke, and camphor along with huge body, gorgeous sweetness as well as purity, a multilayered texture, and a colossal finish. I would opt for drinking it over the next 7-8 years, but keep one bottle back until age 12-15. There is so much here it is hard to believe this wine will collapse after 8-10 years of age. Interestingly, this 2003 does not appear to be quite as powerful or concentrated as the 2002s or 2001s, but that’s like splitting hairs. The evolution of this 2003 will be fascinating to follow. Oct 2004, www.robertparker.com

Score: 94-/100Robert Parker
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Product details
Country
Australia
Region
South Australia
Sub-region
McLaren Vale
Colour
Red
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
-
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
-
Country
Australia
Region
South Australia
Sub-region
McLaren Vale
Colour
Red
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
-
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
-
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