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Yellow Tail Shiraz Cabernet Sauvignon 2008

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REGION South Eastern Australia. WINE [yellow tail] Cabernet Sauvignon is made with grapes sourced from the highest quality vineyards and fermented on skins in contact with oak. Temperatures are kept high to ensure maximum colour and tannin extraction. The wine is bottled on the estate. FLAVOUR [yellow tail] Cabernet Sauvignon leaps from the glass with a touch of mint and aromas of blackberries, chocolate and vanilla. The seamless structure shows rich berry flavours, peppered with spice. The palate is tremendously long and well-structured with toasted oak supporting soft fruit and velvety tannins. ENJOY [yellow tail] Cabernet Sauvignon is created with a simple philosophy in mind, to make a great wine that everyone can enjoy, anytime, any place. Which is why we hate to tell you what to enjoy it with. If you really want some suggestions, this is a great Aussie red, perfect for enjoying with a Sunday roast or on its own, if that’s what you feel like. Either way, it’s best enjoyed with friends. And a glass.

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Casella Pty Ltd:
About [yellow tail] [yellow tail] is the champion wine brand for Casella Wines. Owned and operated in Yenda, Australia, the Casella family has winemaking links going back six generations to Italy. [yellow tail] wines are created with a simple philosophy - make a great wine that everybody can enjoy. [yellow tail] is everything a great wine should be; approachable, fresh and full of flavor. Th... Read more
About [yellow tail] [yellow tail] is the champion wine brand for Casella Wines. Owned and operated in Yenda, Australia, the Casella family has winemaking links going back six generations to Italy. [yellow tail] wines are created with a simple philosophy - make a great wine that everybody can enjoy. [yellow tail] is everything a great wine should be; approachable, fresh and full of flavor. The [yellow tail] wine portfolio includes eight [yellow tail] varietals (including Shiraz and Chardonnay), three blends and a Sparkling White and Rosé wine. The [yellow tail] The Reserve portfolio includes six varietals, including Cabernet Sauvignon and Pinot Grigio. [yellow tail] and [yellow tail] The Reserve wines are produced by John Casella and Chief Winemaker, Alan Kennett of Casella Wines, Australia. Read less

Member Reviews for Yellow Tail Shiraz Cabernet Sauvignon

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Snooth User: connie7899
439221,502
0.50 5
05/01/2010

Off balance. Limited personality.


Snooth User: noaer
91069130
4.00 5
07/23/2009

caramel-like & jammy yet still a bit dry. fruitier and a touch sweeter than other cabernets, more like a merlot shiraz blend. terrific value.


Snooth User: oklawinelover
33736328
3.00 5
12/25/2009

not bad..not something I would drink every time but a nice once in a while...once again the longer it sits the better it got...notes of fruits and a little pepper..


Snooth User: jcris7
4229617
4.00 5
03/10/2010

Delicious and decent body for a younger wine. Good buy for the money too. Aromas are textbook Cabernet: strong chocolate and blackberries with some cherry undertones which are very pronounced on palate entry. Definitely has a velvety texture as well, which can be a pleasant and accessible tasting experience for those who may not have quite warmed up to red wines. The finish can be uniquely described as somewhat smokey with spice, almost like spicy marshmallows, most likely from the combined vanilla and oak notes. This finish becomes more pronounced, and the somewhat alcohol-like 'heat' will diminish if this wine is allowed to sit and age a little. For such a young wine, a glass designed to allow the wine to breathe is recommended in order to maximize the aromas, flavor and experience from this wine. Highly recommended.


Snooth User: lisalane
33381319
3.00 5
12/21/2009

Three glasses


External Reviews for Yellow Tail Shiraz Cabernet Sauvignon

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Source: Flaschenpost Weinservice GmbH
04/30/2009

Dieser purpurrote Cabernet Sauvignon besticht im Gaumen durch kräftige Aromen nach Brombeeren, schwarzer Schokolade und einem Hauch von Minze und Vanille. Ein schöner, vollmundiger Cabernet Sauvignon, gut strukturiert, mit gut integrierten Röstaromen und samtigen Tanninen. Der Abgang ist lang und ausgewogen


External Review
10/15/2009

The Yellow Tail Cabernet Sauvignon has a touch of mint on the nose, layered over aromas of blackberries and vanilla. The palate has great length with toasted oak, ripe fruit and soft, velvety tannins.


External Review
03/03/2010

Yellow Tail Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot South Eastern Australia 2008 750ML



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REGION South Eastern Australia. WINE [yellow tail] Cabernet Sauvignon is made with grapes sourced from the highest quality vineyards and fermented on skins in contact with oak. Temperatures are kept high to ensure maximum colour and tannin extraction. The wine is bottled on the estate. FLAVOUR [yellow tail] Cabernet Sauvignon leaps from the glass with a touch of mint and aromas of blackberries, chocolate and vanilla. The seamless structure shows rich berry flavours, peppered with spice. The palate is tremendously long and well-structured with toasted oak supporting soft fruit and velvety tannins. ENJOY [yellow tail] Cabernet Sauvignon is created with a simple philosophy in mind, to make a great wine that everyone can enjoy, anytime, any place. Which is why we hate to tell you what to enjoy it with. If you really want some suggestions, this is a great Aussie red, perfect for enjoying with a Sunday roast or on its own, if that’s what you feel like. Either way, it’s best enjoyed with friends. And a glass.

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