Green Point Cabernet/Shiraz 2005

Red Blends from Victoria, Australia

Item No. 93486
  • red wine
  • screw cap wine
  • WS90

Winemaker's Notes

A bright aroma of blackcurrant, cigar box and hints of classic Cabernet leafiness combined with subtle spice and chocolate from Shiraz. The palate is fresh and vibrant blackcurrant and berry flavors enriched by an underlying dark cherry and chocolate complexity. The wine finishes with classic Cabernet tannins that are fine and silky.

Critical Acclaim

"Smooth and round, a juicy mouthful of currant and blackberry flavor shaded with tiny hints of roasted meat and cedar. The finish doesn’t quit. Drink now through 2013."
90 Points

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ac in the oc - Laguna Niguel, CA (read all my reviews)

I could actually taste the cab and the shiraz in this wine almost as if they were fighting for attention instead of blending harmoniously into something different. However I did enjoy it and it was smooth. Worth a try.
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Learn About Green Point Map ItMap It

In the 1840s, when the Yarra Valley in Victoria was first settled by Europeans, they observed that one particular spur of land leading down to the Yarra river always remained green longer as summer advanced. They called it Green Point. It stayed green because the deep weathered siltstone soils on this spur retain moisture longer than other areas in the valley. These soils, in...

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Learn About Victoria

From stickies to Pinot Noir, Victoria is varied in its wines. The southernmost state of Australia, Victoria is third in wine production, after South Australia and New South Wales. The state is home to Yarra Valley as well as other cool climate growing regions, and yet, it also houses the regions of Rutherglen & Glenrowan. These two areas are hot and dusty and famous for their...

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Learn About Other Red Blends

Other Red Red wines are certainly not limited to Cabernet and Pinot Noir - or even Nebbiolo and Grenache. There are a multitude of grape varieties throughout the world, however, in a Darwinian sense, survival of the fittest only brings us wines made from grapes that can adapt to changing climates and winemaking techniques. Notable Facts Our other red wines primarily consists of...

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