Greg Norman Estates Coonawara Cabernet-Merlot 1997

Bordeaux Red Blends from Coonawarra, Australia

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Winemaker's Notes

Traditional fermentation in modern vinomatics was undertaken prior to transferring the wine to oak hogsheads to complete fermentation. The wine then spent 18 months in French and American oak. A lovely cassis aroma so typical of classic Coonawarra red wines. Packed with flavor, a long, rich and dry finish with integrated tannins completes this lovely red.

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Greg Norman's passion for fine wine was the genesis of Greg Norman Estates - a collection of wines produced from some of the finest growing regions in Australia, California and Argentina. While his well-documented wins on the golf course have assured his place in golf history, off the course, Greg's passion and enthusiasm for wine and his zest and dedication for living well have combined to create a stunning collection of high-quality wines from some of his favorite parts of the world.

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Located on the Limestone Coast of South Australia, Coonawarra is a pretty flat area, except for the vineyards, which are somewhat elevated. That, along with the proximity to the ocean and clouds that like to hang around, Coonawarra never gets too hot. There is a small strip of soil, about nine miles long and two miles wide, called Terra Rossa, or red soil/earth. It is the...

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