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Date Printed: 11/27/2014
Heartland Cabernet Sauvignon 2008
Heartland Cabernet Sauvignon 2008
(search item no. 104500)
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International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
PRICE ON 11/27/2014: $17.29

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2012 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
2010 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
2010 Australian Wine Companion rating: 90 points
2010 Wine Spectator rating: 89 points
2009 Australian Wine Companion rating: 90 points
2007 Wine & Spirits rating: 90 points
2006 The Wine Advocate rating: 87 points

Winemaker's Notes:

The 2008 release is a deep, vibrant ruby in color. Intensely fragrant, with a lifted nose of concentrated plums, cassis and spicy oak characters. The palate displays rich plummy, blackcurrant jam notes with a hint of cardamom spice.

The 2008 has firmer tannins than the 07 vintage, and is a rich, textural wine. The fine acidity and firm tannins will see the wine age gracefully for up to 5 years.

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About Heartland:

Heartland Wines was created by a small group of leading South Australian wine professionals, including Ben Glaetzer & Vicki Arnold from Glaetzer. All are all good friends and share a passion for making great wine. Heartland wines are made with fruit from mature vineyards in the Limestone Coast and Langhorne Creek in South Australia.