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Brookland Valley Cabernet Blend 2010 RRP: $44.99 Region: Margaret River Distributed by: Accolade Wines Notes: Bright red fruits, with nice acid balance that carries the palate. Elegant, leafy, black fruit notes, nicely varietal and very fi ne tannins. Lovely fi nish. Houghton Gladstones Cabernet Sauvignon 2008 RRP: $69.99 Region: WA Distributed by: Accolade Wines Notes: Fragrant fruit, cassis, black cherry, fl oral sandalwood and cedar oak notes. Very elegant. Medium bodied, lovely line of fi ne fruit with layers of fl avour and eveness of palate. Great length. Class 5: South Australia Lindeman’s Coonawarra Trio St George Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2010 RRP: $64.99 Region: Coonawarra Distributed by: Treasury Wine Estates Notes: Blueberry, cassis, nice chalky fi nishing tannin texture. Very complex blackberry, butterscotch, lovely fresh ripe and balanced fruit notes. Soft long and lovely light touch to the tannin and acid. They allow the fruit to really shine. Shottesbrooke Punch Reserve Yalumba The Signature 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon RRP: $44.99 RRP: $52.95 Region: McLaren Vale Region: Barossa Valley Distributed by: Vintners, NSW/VIC/ Distributed by: Samuel Smith & Son ACT, Porter & Co, SA; David Johnstone & Notes: Associates, TAS; Bottega Rotolo, WA Excellent colour, deep aromas of oak, black fruit Notes: and oatmeal with complexity. Silky, generous Juicy middle palate, very big and deep on the palate, big rich mouthfi lling length fl avours. The chocolate notes give it and balance. More layers and black fruits. richness. A bold, commercial style. Peter Lehmann VSV 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon Brothers in Arms Cabernet Sauvignon 2007 RRP: $60 RRP: $50 Region: Barossa Valley Region: Langhorne Creek Distributed by: Four Seasons Fine Wines Distributed by: Mezzanine Wines Notes: Notes: Fresh and rich, some sweetness and Fine grained tannins. Oily, regional mint notes. generosity. Bright fresh cranberries, big and Lovely ripe blackcurrant jam juice and mint mouthfi lling with good bright berry fruit. eucalypt. Has the earthiness on the nose while the palate is big, generous, ripe and fl eshy. drinks trade 97


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