Side Gate Cabernet Sauvignon 2008, Coonawarra, South Australia

Cabernet Sauvignon Cabernet Sauvignon
Australia

$12.95 (225128)

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87 pts
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April 16, 2011

Critic Reviews (3)

Julian Hitner
Julian Hitner

As a general rule of thumb, Coonawarra CS has a tendency to fly in the face of most persons’ preconceived notions of...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This is a rather awkward, sourish cabernet that has some beguiling blackcurrant fruit, oak, vanilla and leather...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Clean, simple, tart, astringent, firm and mouth puckering, this wine has missed the balance. It needs a decade to...

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Community Reviews (2)

Craig Osborn
Craig Osborn

Tasted June 2011.

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Michael Valaitis
Michael Valaitis

Deep violet with midnite purple and thick legs in the glass. Blackberry, cherry, menthol and vanilla, with a new world charm on the nose. Full bodied but lacking in acidity, the wine leaves a fruit tannin feel but lacking in complexity. Some forward berry and creme de cassis but lacking in the Terra Rosa spice, earth and black pepper that I was expecting from Coonawarra. Easy drinking, friendly cab. Drink with burgers. Tasted Nov "11.

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