Cathedral Cellar Shiraz 2007, Wo Coastal Region

Shiraz Shiraz
South Africa

$16.95 (561142)

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86 pts
3
March 06, 2009

Critic Reviews (2)

John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

A soft, varietally correct example, with smoky-vanilla wood, earth and savoury dark fruit. Tannins are quite soft and...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This vintage has lightened up considerably, perhaps due to the arrival of a new winemaker from western Australia. It...

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Community Reviews (1)

Dan Trcka
Dan Trcka

This nicely aromatic, medium to full bodied wine has integrated notes of pine, violets, vanilla and black cherry. At opening the bouquet consists of violets and vanilla only to be replaced by strong pine notes, which are quite overwhelming at this time, but should tone down in a few years or so. After about an hour of opening, the pine notes tone down and black cherry and other dark fruit reveals itself. The tannins are subtle to refined (can be drunk shortly after opening) and the finish is long. This wine will be at its best around 2013-14 and should age well till 2020. My impression: BEAUTIFUL. Tasted Mar/10.

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