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2012 Yalumba The Signature Museum Release Cabernet Sauvignon Shiraz

Barossa Valley, South Australia, AUSTRALIA
$89. 99
$1079.88 Dozen
Cellar: 10 - 15 Years (2025-2030)
ABV: 13.5%
Closure: Cork

Produced from the superb 2012 vintage, this years release of Yalumba’s Signature is a fitting tribute to Robert Hill-Smith, industry legend, former managing director, and now Chairman of the Yalumba Board. Fruit was sourced from growers located throughout the Eden Valley & Barossa with maturation taking place in a combination of 25% new French hogsheads and barriques with thebalance in older French, Hungarian and American hogsheads for a period of 22 months.

Another very impressive Signature in a long lineage of Outstanding wines under this iconic label.

Impenetrable inky black core with a very deep dark crimson black hue. The nose shows good perfumed lift with aromas of ripe blackcurrants, blackberries and subtle dark chocolate intensifying with air time, followed by some liquorice, toasty vanillin oak and spice. Full bodied, rich bold flavours of ripe blackcurrants, dark chocolate, blackberries and liquorice swamp the palate with underlying vanillin cedar and spice. The wines richness is perfectly counterpointed by the solid, almost muscular like tannin structure. Excellent length with a long conclusion of ripe blackberries, blackcurrant, liquorice, chocolatey oak and vanillin spice.
Cellar 10-15 years.
Alc. 13.5%