Kaesler Cabernet Sauvignon 2007

Barossa Valley
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£12.95 per bottle
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90 Points - Jay Miller (erobertparker.com)

The 2007 Cabernet contains 5% Petit Verdot and was aged for 16 months in new and used French oak. Deep cherry red in color, it delivers a nose of smoke, violets, spice box, blackcurrant, and blackberry. Nicely balanced and savory, this relatively forward Cabernet will evolve for 1-2 years and drink well from 2011 to 2019. 

Taste & Aroma

Score:90


The 2007 Cabernet contains 5% Petit Verdot and was aged for 16 months in new and used French oak. Deep cherry red in color, it delivers a nose of smoke, violets, spice box, black currant, and blackberry. Nicely balanced and savory, this relatively forward Cabernet will evolve for 1-2 years and drink well from 2011 to 2019.

Jay Miller

Producer

The Kaesler Vineyards were established in 1893. The family, sprung from Silesian pioneers who came to the Barossa Valley in the 1840s, and took up 96 acres in 1891. They cleared the scrub and planted out the entire holding with Shiraz, Grenache, Mataro (Mourvedre) and White Hermitage vines. 

In 1999, renowned Australian winemaker Reid Bosward bought Kaesler and set about developing its portfolio, focusing in particular on its single vineyard wines. Many of Kaesler’s vineyards contained gnarled, dry-grown Shiraz vines dating back to 1893 - these vines are some of the largest holdings of nineteenth century plantings in the world and provide the backbone of the intense wines they produce today.

Kaesler produces bold estate wines representative of the Barossa Valley and are best known for their multi award winning 'Old Bastard Shiraz' listed as ‘Outstanding’ in the internationally regarded Langton’s Classification Guide. 

Kaesler Wines

Region

Situated in South Australia, 60 kilometres northwest of Adelaide, lies the Barossa Valley which has been producing wine since 1842 and these days is recognised as Australia’s quintessential wine region. The hot climate mixed with the ironstone and sandstone soil in the valley, makes excellent growing conditions for grapes and in particular, Shiraz (or Syrah) which classically is full bodied with earthy and spicy notes. Over the last 15 years there has also been an increased interest in the other red Rhone varietals Grenache and Mourvedre. The non-irrigated old vineyards on the cooler west side of the valley are the most treasured and provide fruit for Australia’s most famous wine, Penfolds Grange among many other top-quality bottlings.

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Zalto Denk-Art Universal Glass

For full-bodied to powerful wines, which are expressive but also show minerality and smooth character. Accentuates complexity and finesse.
Ideal for: All types of Wine. Great as a small Red Wine Glass or an all round White Wine Glass. Adequate for Rosé too. Espeically good for: Chardonnay, Chianti, Riesling and ‘Smaragd’ – wines from the Wachau.

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