Peter Lehmann Cabernet Sauvignon 1997

Cabernet Sauvignon from Barossa Valley, Australia

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Item No. 12901
  • red wine
  • RP89
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Winemaker's Notes

The 1997 Cabernet Sauvignon reflects the quality of the 1997 red wine vintage. It is intense deep red/black in colour and on the nose shows full blackcurrant/blackberry aromas with subtle smoky oak characters.

Rich in flavour, the palate has hints of ripe plum and blackcurrant which integrate well with the spicy characters from the French and American oak - oak which does not over power, but gives stylish complexity and lift to the fruit. A wine showing superb structure, it finished firm with supple soft tannins.

A wine which can be enjoyed now with red meat dishes, or a good cheese, it has excellent cellaring potential and will reward anyone with the self control to tuck it away in a cool place for six plus years.

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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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Learn About Barossa Valley

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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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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