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2016 Jim Barry Cabernet Sauvignon "The Cover Drive"

Jim Barry 2016 The Cover Drive Cabernet Sauvignon

Winery: Jim Barry

Vintage: 2016

Wine Name/Vineyard: "The Cover Drive"

Wine Category: Cabernet Sauvignon

Grape blend: Cabernet Sauvignon

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Coonawarra

State or country: Australia

Price: $15

Cases produced: unknown

KWG Score: 90.7 (based on 4 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (89)

Review date: October 15, 2019

Wine Review: This dark ruby colored Cabernet Sauvignon from Australia opens with a black currant bouquet with a hint of eucalyptus and sangria. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, balanced and juicy. The flavor profile is a slightly tart red currant with notes of dark chocolate and black tea. I also detected some hints of wild strawberry towards the end. The finish has drying tannins that build up a bit and linger nicely. This very good value Cab would pair nicely with a honey bourbon steak tips. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: In the glass this wine shows a bright garnet red with a violet hue. The nose opens with notes of juicy blackcurrant and blackberry aromatics, balanced with savory notes of dried herbs and turned earth. The palate displays generous red and black currant fruit, with hints of licorice, tobacco and savory oak. Soft, silky tannins round out a harmonious and moreish wine which can be enjoyed now or will reward cellaring for 5 years.

Organic status: not organic

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