Wirra Wirra The Angelus Cabernet Sauvignon 1998

Cabernet Sauvignon from McLaren Vale, Australia

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Winemaker's Notes

The bouquet is concentrated and slightly spicy, with berry, black currant and cherry fruit aromas. Intensely fragrant, with hints of mint, cedary French oak and berry-fruit bouquet with tobacco/cigar box characteristics. On the palate it is complex, lingering, ripe cherry flavours with excellent length and balance. The wine has deep, fresh, berry fruit flavour typical of McLaren Vale Cabernet, with minty characters from the Coonawarra fruit. The spicy, smoky oak is well integrated with long, fine-grained tannins on the finish.

"The Angelus" is traditionally a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon from the Adelaide and Coonawarra regions. Only 980 dozen of the 1998 vintage were produced from the small but high quality parcels of fruit, which are sourced from individual low yielding vineyards.

Learn About McLaren Vale

McLaren Vale is home to the oldest Australian vineyard, with grapes planted in 1838. It's a coastal area, the Indian Ocean bordering the west, which leads to a cooling factor that prevents the grapes from getting too hot. In all, the climate is a perfect one for the vines. Notable Facts In McLaren Vale, there are vines as far as the eye can see. As in other parts of...

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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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