Peter Lehmann Mentor 2006

Cabernet Sauvignon from Barossa Valley, Australia

Price: $37.99
Item No. 120232
  • JH96
  • WE92
  • ST90
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 1996
  • W&S92
  • ST88

Winemaker's Notes

The Color is deep with a dense center. The nose has inviting aromas of classical Barossa Cabernet blackcurrant, dark chocolate and cedar box. The palate has a defined Cabernet cassis flavor, a touch of chocolate and vanilla, and shows a superb integration of oak and fruit.

Critical Acclaim

"Has retained good hue and depth; skilled winemaking, the primary ferment finished in barrel, then maturation for 18 months in French oak hogsheads has resulted in a fine, cedary bouquet, the palate with elegant blackcurrant fruit, cedar nuances, and a very long finish amplified by precisely the amount of savoury tannins cabernet should have. Cabernet Sauvignon."
96 Points

"Full bodied and richly tannic, Lehmann's 2006 Mentor is dark, chocolaty and intense, with further nuances of cassis and cigar box. The finish is chewy and juicy, simultaneously drying and mouthwatering. Drink 2015–2023."
92 Points

"Deep ruby. Cassis, cherry-vanilla and pipe tobacco on the pungent nose. Ripe, fleshy and expansive, with very good depth and sweetness to its dark fruit flavors. Dusty tannins add shape to the long, smoky finish, which features vanillin oak and spice qualities."
90 Points

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The history of Peter Lehmann Wines is intrinsically linked to the events that made the Barossa famous. Formed in 1979 by Peter Lehmann to assist the grape growers of the region who at the time were facing financial ruin, they now enjoy the rewards of longstanding friendships and loyalty. Each vintage, over 160 grape growers supply Peter Lehmann with the best fruit from over 900...

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The Barossa zone consists of two sections - the Barossa Valley and the Eden Valley. Wines from the Eden Valley can be labelled Barossa or Barossa Valley. Situated just a bit east of the large city of Adelaide, Barossa is Australia's wine headquarters. Mega producers are based here, boutique wineries call it home and a majority of the habitants claim their income on the wine...

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(cab-uhr-NAY sow-veeh-yawn) King of Red Many refer to Cabernet Sauvignon as the king of red grapes. Perhaps that title is due to its ability to grow worldwide in a number of climates, or to the fact that it produces wine with such character yet such diversity. Either way, this grape is responsible, as a whole or a partner, for some of the greatest wines in the world. In Bordeaux,...

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