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2004 Clarendon Hills Sandown Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon Magnum (1500ml)

Clarendon, South Australia, AUSTRALIA
$170. 00 Bottle
$2040.00 Dozen
Cellar: 8 - 10 Years (2014-2016)
ABV: 14.5%
Closure: Cork

Totally opaque black purple colour with black purple hue.  The nose reveals a dusty, cedar top note followed by a touch of tobacco leaf and an abundance of ripe blackcurrants.  The palate structure is refined with flavours of tobacco, cigar box and blackcurrant emerging.  Very fine, firmish tannins give the wine excellent structure for the long term.  Cigar box aftertaste.
Cellar 8-10 years (2014-2016)
Alc/Vol: 14.5%

Robert Parkers Review:
From a 75-year-old vineyard planted in sandy/gravelly soils, the 2004 Cabernet Sauvignon Sandown Vineyard possesses tart acidity, a backward, restrained style, exceptional elegance, and beautiful black currant fruit intermixed with floral/earthy overtones. It requires 2-3 years of bottle age, and should drink well through 2020.
(91-93) Points
Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #161 (Oct 2005)