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Wednesday, 31 July 2019

Katnook Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

I didn't necessarily pick this as a Coonawarra wine at initial sight. It's subtle, yet rich with ripe black fruit, in the blackcurrant/cassis mould.

I suppose what I mean by that regional ignorance is a lack of distinct eucalypt, which I guess is often what leads the way for that regional/variety construct. 

That fruit profile flows through the palate, the grainy tannin profile and freshening acidity perhaps more of a regional marker. Needs a little time to gel, to pull together. It'll get there.92 

Tasted on: Tuesday 25th June, a Flower to Leaf day 
Source: Sample
Price: $40
Alcohol: 14%
Closure: Screwcap
Website: www.katnookestate.com.au

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