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2006 Shirvington Cabernet (750ml - Full Bottle)

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Vintage 2006
Varietal Cabernet
Bottle Size 750
Style Red
Region Australia
Subregion McLaren Vale
Bottle Condition Perfect

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Robert Parker, The Wine Advocate
Reviewer, Jay Miller - The 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon was 100% barrel-fermented and aged for 12 months in 75% new oak, 80% American, 20% French. Opaque purple-colored, it exhibits a fragrant, expressive perfume of toasty oak, vanilla, spice box, black currant, and blackberry liqueur. This is followed by a racy Cabernet, slightly lean, with intense black fruit flavors, good depth and concentration, and enough structure to support 8-10 years of development in the cellar.
 

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Sub-Region :
McLaren Vale

One of the most richly varied and highly developed areas in Australia, McLaren Vale produces intensely-flavored, deep red wines and powerful white wines. Due to varying exposure to the cooling influence of the nearby ocean, there is substantial climatic variation in the region. Chapel Hill, Rock Bare and Mitolo are just a few of McLaren Vale’s fine wineries.

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Region :
Australia

With the sixth largest wine industry in the world, Australia exports over 100,000,000 gallons a year. Climate conditions vary widely across Australia's many wine regions, creating ideal growing conditions for all of the Vitis vinifera varieties as well as "alternative" varietals like Tempranillo and Viognier, which are gaining popularity. Shiraz (Syrah) is the country's signature grape and the primary ingredient in Australia's most  famous wine Penfolds Grange, which critic Robert Parker compared to Bordeaux's famous Petrus.  Australian winemakers are know for their innovation, pioneering many viticultural techniques that they ritually share with their Northern Hemisphere-brethren during off-season travel.

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