Yalumba Menzies 'The Cigar' Cabernet Sauvignon 2008
Yalumba Menzies 'The Cigar' Cabernet Sauvignon 2008 great value
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91 pts wine Spectator 2/28/11
Supple and beautifully focused to show off its currant and plum flavors, with deft touches of wet earth and herbs that mingle effectively as the finish sails on impressively against refined tannins. Drink now through 2018. 250 cases imported. 90 pts Wine Advocate Issue #192 Dec 2010
Named after the cigar shaped patch of Terra Rossa soil in Coonawarra, the 2008 The Cigar Cabernet Sauvignon is the second label of The Menzies. Very deep garnet-purple, it offers intense cassis and floral notes with aromas of violets, menthol and a whiff of slate. Well structured on the full-bodied palate, it has firm chewy tannins, high acidity and good concentration, finishing long. Drink it now to 2016.