Coonawarra is renowned as one of Australia's finest wine regions and is particularly known for producing world class red wines especially Cabernet Sauvignon. Think Coonawarra, and thoughts of sumptuous reds spring to mind – from the rich rust-coloured Terra Rossa soil for which it’s internationally recognized, to the prized red wines that have made it famous. All four wines have received 94 Points or better from Australia's leading wine critics which serves to highlight the tremendous quality.

The StarDozen consists of the following:

3 bottles        Redman Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon 2015
3 bottles        Majella Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon 2016
3 bottles        Rymill The Dark Horse Cabernet Sauvignon 2017
3 bottles        Allegiance Wines Unity Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon 2013


Redman Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon 2015
40yo vines, crushed, open-fermented, 7 days on skins, matured in French oak (25% new) for 12 months, six gold medals, four trophies. A great example of hands-off winemaking, and of the very best of the Redman medium-bodied style. Cassis fruit, modest French oak and ripe but fine tannins are seamlessly woven together. The X-factor? Picked at perfect ripeness, down to the very days. If the wine had a screwcap it would be a 40-year proposition. Drink to: 2035; Price: $33.00; Alcohol: 14.2%; Rating: 96 Points & Special Value Star; James Halliday; James Halliday Wine Companion

Majella Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon 2016
Powerful, rich, concentrated, complex and - as is the wont of cabernet sauvignon - may bite you with tannins or some other painful lesson. Well, that doesn't apply here, because the wine has too much in its favour as it rolls out endless velvety carpets for your teeth to rest on. Drink to: 2046; Price: $35.00; Alcohol: 14.5%; Rating: 96 Points & Special Value Star; James Halliday Wine Companion

Rymill The Dark Horse Cabernet Sauvignon 2017
A bright ruby, this highly savoury cabernet promises from the get go with a nose that is nicely restrained rather than all show and go. The emphasis is on graphite, pencil lead and mineral. Cool. Suave. Impressive. Mid-weighted, little more. The fruit unravels with some air across the cheeks, showcasing cassis and cherry flecked with some gentle oak vanillin and mint. Drink by: 2026; Date Tasted: Dec 2018; Rating: 94 Points; James Halliday Wine Companion

Allegiance Wines Unity Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon 2013
This impressed more at the 2018 Decanter World Wine Awards, where its first round gold medal was raised to platinum by the chief judges. A superb wine of power and structure without being overpowering. Drink window to 2035. Rating: 95 Points; Huon Hooke 



SKU 11959
Brand StarDozen
Shipping Weight 1.3333kg
Unit Of Measure ea

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