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Yalumba Y Series Cabernet Sauvignon 2008

Yalumba Y Series Cabernet Sauvignon 2008

Cabernet Sauvignon from South Australia, Australia

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Item No. 103385
  • JH91
Style: Smooth & Supple

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

Alcohol By Volume: 14.5%

Alcohol By Volume Guide

  • 10%
  • 16+%
Most wine ranges from 10-16% alcohol by volume. Some varietals tend to have higher (for example Zinfandel and Cabernet Sauvignon) or lower alcohol levels (Pinot Noir and many white varietals), but there is always some variation from producer to producer. Some wine falls outside of this range, for instance Port weighs in closer to 20%, while Muscat and Riesling are usually a bit below 10%.
Ratings Pedigree:

Winemaker's Notes

The 2008 Y Series Cabernet Sauvignon displays exceptional varietal characters, with aromas of briar, black cherry, mint, eucalypt, and violets. These are complemented by hints of cinnamon, vanilla and chocolate. The palate offers flavours of black cherry and cedar wrapped in a medium bodied frame with velvety tannins. A wine that is ready to be enjoyed now or cellared for two to three years.

Critical Acclaim

"Restrained cedar, olive and a touch of mint frame the pure cassis fruit on the bouquet; medium-bodied, the palate provides a juicy core of vibrant fruit, ample fine-grained tannins, clear cut acidity and a surprisingly long finish; seamlessly constructed. "
91 Points

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WildeWine - Brooklyn, NY (read all my reviews)

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(11/22/2010)
This is fruit forward, but the aftertaste is harsh.
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Learn About Yalumba Map ItMap It

Yalumba is one of Australia's oldest family-owned wineries and was founded in 1949 by Samuel Smith. From modest beginnings, the Yalumba Wine Company has grown to become one of Australia's most successful medium-sized wineries, owned by 6th generation Robert Hill Smith. Yalumba regularly receives accolateds for its distinctive wines, as well as for its leadership role in the...

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Learn About South Australia

The majority of wines from Australia come from this state. Home to the red wine regions of McLaren Vale, Coonawarra and Barossa Valley, South Australia produces some of the finest red wines of the country, and some say in the world. White wines gain their reputation from the distinctive Rieslings of Clare Valley.

Learn About Cabernet Sauvignon

(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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