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Date Printed: 12/21/2014
Peter Lehmann Cabernet Sauvignon 2002
Peter Lehmann Cabernet Sauvignon 2002
(search item no. 81420)
Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
PRICE ON 12/21/2014: $14.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2009 Australian Wine Companion rating: 88 points
2009 The Wine Advocate rating: 87 points
2008 Australian Wine Companion rating: 90 points
2006 Australian Wine Companion rating: 90 points
2005 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2004 Australian Wine Companion rating: 90 points
2001 Wine Spectator rating: 88 points
2000 Wine Spectator rating: 89 points
2000 The Wine Advocate rating: 87 points
1999 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
1998 Wine Spectator rating: 88 points
1997 The Wine Advocate rating: 89 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Number 83 on the Wine.com 100 of 2007!

The 2002 Vintage produced great Cabernet Sauvignon. This amazing vintage, when the Barossa experienced the coolest summer on record, meant that ripening conditions were perfect for this noble red wine variety. An intensely coloured wine simply oozing ripe black currants, it has a richly textured palate, superb length and beautifully balanced fine tannins.

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About Peter Lehmann:

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 of the best vineyards located throughout the Barossa. These amazing resources enable them to craft wines for every occasion, including their flagship, Stonewall. Peter Lehmann Wines has developed a reputation as one of Australia's most respected, energetic and innovative premium wine producers and today, the team continues to create wines that delight wine lovers around the globe.