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Taylors

Taylors
2012 "Promised Land", Cabernet Sauvignon, South Australia

Pair this wine with:
Beef Vegetables

Category: Cabernet Sauvignon

Date Tasted:
Country: Australia
Alcohol: 13.5%
83 Points
Bronze Medal
Recommended
$13.00

Taylors
2012 "Promised Land", Cabernet Sauvignon, South Australia

Pair this wine with:
Beef Vegetables

Category: Cabernet Sauvignon

Date Tasted:
Country: Australia
Alcohol: 13.5%
Opaque with a purple rim. Aromas of black cherries, currants, blackberry, mocha, dark earth, vanilla, freshly milled oak and brown spice. Ripe tannins are a bit flat with ripe fruit that lacks acidity and framework. Generous nose and ripe fruit that finishes with cocoa. Trying too hard to be bigger than it is.
Tasting Info
Wine Glass Style: Rich & Full
Aroma Aroma: black cherries, currants, blackberry, mocha, dark earth, vanilla, freshly milled oak and brown spice. Ripe tannins are a bit flat
Taste Flavor: black cherries, currants, blackberry, mocha, dark earth, vanilla, freshly milled oak and brown spice. Ripe tannins are a bit flat
Sweetness Sweetness: Dryish
Enjoy Enjoy: Enjoy on its own
Recipes Pairing: Pot Roast, Steak & Potatoes, Beef Stew
Bottom Line Bottom Line: Trying too hard to be bigger than it is.
The Producer

Taylors Wines

The Producer
89a Winery Road
Auburn, South Australia 2049
Australia
61 -2 8585 3518
Cabernet Sauvignon
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Serve in a Cabernet Wine Glass
Cabernet Sauvignon is a variety that is the source of some of the world’s most celebrated and longest-lived reds. Grown in many countries, it is most famous in Bordeaux, where it is the principal grape in red Bordeaux as well as in California – especially Napa Valley- where it is labeled by its varietal name.

Cabernet Sauvignon has aromas and flavors of black currant, cassis, black cherry and sometimes plum (in warmer regions or vintages). Quite rich on the palate, the variety is very tannic, giving its wines a bitter edge in their youth, but also providing the wines with great aging potential, with top flight examples drinking well for as long as four or five decades. Given their richness and flavor profile, wines made from Cabernet Sauvignon need to be paired with rich red meats, such as steaks and roasts as well as game.

Besides France and California, other countries with warm growing regions also excel with Cabernet Sauvignon. These include the Maipo and Colchagua Valleys in Chile as well as the Bolgheri district, situated on the coast of Tuscany.
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