Wynns Coonawarra Estate Black Label Cabernet Sauvignon 2012, Coonawarra, South Australia

Cabernet Sauvignon Cabernet Sauvignon
South Australia, Australia

$27.95 (84996)

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The 2008 vintage of this wine is featured in Episode #3.10 of our "So, You Think You Know Wine?" video series.
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Critic Reviews (10)

Steve Thurlow
Steve Thurlow

This is an excellent very drinkable very classy cabernet with layers of flavour and a refined very appealing...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Another arch-classic cabernet from Wynns, by now a new world legend into its 57th vintage. 2012 was an average year...

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DJ Kearney
DJ Kearney

Wynns first vineyards were planted in 1891 on the famed terra rossa soils of Coonawarra and this beloved cabernet is...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This is such a complete and interesting cabernet. Love the lifted aromatics of correct cassis, lead pencil,...

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Rhys Pender, MW
Rhys Pender, MW

An intense and ripe nose with black cherry, vanilla, cassis, baking spice and just a hint of eucalyptus. The palate...

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Nadia  Fournier
Nadia Fournier

Very expressive nose, between the dried herbs, fresh mint, eucalyptus. The palate is taut, straight, very frank; the...

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Bill Zacharkiw
Bill Zacharkiw

One of Australia's top cabs in my book. I applaud that lack of over -concentration. You can taste the fruit here -...

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Anthony Gismondi
Anthony Gismondi

Go Sue Hodder. Black Label has been made since 1954 and is considered the classic Coonawarra red. Using only the top...

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Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

Coonawarra does cabernet like no other and Wynn is one of the region's most reliable producers - a combination which...

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Treve Ring
Treve Ring

Hard to mistake this classic cabernet sauvignon, with its ample black medicinal cherry hallmark. Ripe, roasted...

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Community Reviews (16)

David Brodati
David Brodati

From the excellent 2012 vintage, Wynn's consistently good Black Label cabernet sauv takes it to another level. Purity of balck and blue fruit with menthol and graphite, chocolate. Balanced acidity with tannins tacky for this still young cab, so decant or let nap in the cellar a while yet. Excellent length. Great value. May 2015

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Michael Loken
Michael Loken

Rich purple in colour. Aromas of blackberries, stewed fruits, tobacco and a hint of earthiness. Flavour is well balanced with a pleasing amount of charred wood and minerality. Absolutely excellent for the price. Not as big as a comparable Shiraz, but more elegant.

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It's only wine but I like it
It's only wine but I like it

Not much to add to the other reviews. This is a superb and balanced Cabernet. Bordeaux can only dream to produce a wine at this quality for under $30. Decant if drinking now, or better hold for a few more years. Tasted April 2016.

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Jed Levene
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harryc93
harryc93

Fine, elegant, precise. And so drinkable. Cabernet ripened to perfection with grace and charm.

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Philip Coville
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Larry Isaacson
Larry Isaacson

Very nice cab, as reviewed by the pros.
Did not work out of the bottle, so put it in a decanter and then the wine showed what was promised.
Tasted 2016 March

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Reggie
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Harry Ludwig
Harry Ludwig

Drank it a tad cool with little time in the decanter. Very subdued.

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maggi_illman
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