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    2014 Patrick of Coonawarra Home Block Cabernet Sauvignon

    Coonawarra, South Australia, AUSTRALIA
    $49. 99 Bottle
    $599.88 Dozen
    Cellar: Drink now - 6 Years (2021-2027)
    ABV: 13.8%
    Closure: Stelvin
    Matured in new French and American oak for 28 months. Impenetrable black as night core with a deep dark red black tinged hue. Pronounced aromas of blackcurrant infused with choc mint blossom out of the glass trailed by vanillin cedar, cigar box, earth and spicy black olive. Rich blackcurrant and ripe mulberry fruits fill the mouth with some subtle choc mint, vanillin oak, scorched earth, black olive and spicy bay leaf in the background. Dryish finish with grainy tannins providing a sturdy structure. Long robust aftertaste.
    Cellar 5-6 years.
    Alc. 13.8%

    Other Reviews….
    Fermented in a 10t open vat with extended maceration for up to 30 days, matured for 2 years in French and American oak, predominantly 50% new French medium toast barriques. That the fruit stands up to this is remarkable, and the cost in time and oak means the wine is underpriced. Drink by 2034.
    94 points
    James Halliday – Australian Wine Companion