Balnaves of Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon 2006 » $45.00 (✔in stock) | Cellarit
Balnaves of Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon
Cabernet Sauvignon
2006
94
4
$45.00

94 Points James Halliday

Has great poise; essency cassis, with hints of earth and a mineral complexity at its core; full-bodied, with fine-grained tannins; will reward patient cellaring. Drink to 2025.
Source: James Halliday. March, 2008

"The review for the 2005 Tally elicited a couple of reader complaints - specifically that the inclusion of lyrics from “The Banana Boat Song” stuck in their heads and caused them to absent mindedly sing-a-long for a couple of days. Sorry. Right, now I tasted this alongside the 2005 John Riddoch and 2004 Brands Laira “The Patron” and it was clear from the first sniff and slurp of “The Tally” that this was a youthful, dense and forbidding wine, so the cork went straight back in and the wine was left until the next day. A reverse application of the “Method Audouze” if you like.

A huge wine flooded with Cassis, blackberry and raspberry fruit, a liberal application of complex oak offering toast, cedar, spice, nougat and play-doh with additional characters of black liquorice, mint and a few violets just poking their heads above the surface. It’s full bodied with enormous extract and flavour, dense and brooding with a big spread of chalky tannin and extreme length of flavour. A powerhouse that needs at least a decade of cellaring."

Rated : 95 Points
Tasted : Jul08
Alcohol : 15%
Price : $90
Closure : Cork
Drink : 2018 - 2030

Gary Walsh, The Wine Front, Saturday 19 July 2008

Properly Cellared Vintage Wine

  • Direct from Cellar
  • Quality Assured
  • Next Day Delivery

Perfect storage, rigorous inspection & fast insured delivery assure quality at every step

Read More

Earning Your Trust for 15+ Years. Quietly.

We rely on old-fashioned service and repeat customers...not advertising. Questions?
Call 1300 48 58 68 or email us.
We'd love to hear from you!

Cart

(No items to display)

No Surcharge

+1%