Parker Coonawarra Terra Rossa Cabernet Sauvignon 1996

Cabernet Sauvignon from Australia

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Item No. 12900
  • RP93

Winemaker's Notes

The Terra Rossa Cabernet Sauvignon is deliberately produced as a more forward style. The wine is soft and rich with intense ripe berry aromas and smoky vanillan oak. The palate is again rich but not as restrained as the First Growth and showing slightly less grip.

It is from a great vintage and still has the potential to develop with careful cellaring but can be immediately enjoyed with full flavoured foods.

Learn About Parker Coonawarra

Parker Coonawarra Estates have achieved an unmatched reputation both within Australia and overseas where fine wines are revered for integrity and consistently superb quality.

Commercial constraints played no part in the development of Parker Coonawarra Estate.

The Parker Estate Vineyard, situated at the southern end of Coonawarra, was established in 1985 on the rich Terra Rossa soil over the limestone of Coonawarra and carries Cabernet Sauvignon as the prominent variety with minor plantings of Merlot, Petit Verdot, and Cabernet Franc.

Learn About Other Australia

With a landmass the size of the US, Australia has just as many appellations. Many wines are simply labeled from their state of origin. Some of these are the most popular: New South Wales - home to Sydney and other tourist destinations, New South Wales has a smaller focused wine growing region, but many wines are a blend of these smaller appellations and so are deemed New...

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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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