Wolf Blass ‘Yellow Label` Cabernet Sauvignon 2008 (6 x 750mL), SA.

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Medium to full bodied on the palate, offering dark berry fruit flavour with a touch of cassis, finishing with fine Cabernet tannins.

SA - Other South Australian
South Australia

Winery Tasting Notes


Deep crimson.


Lifted dark fruits of blackberry and red currant with integrated spicy oak and an attractive touch of varietal leafiness.


Medium to full bodied on the palate, offering dark berry fruit flavour with a touch of cassis, finishing with fine Cabernet tannins.

Vintage Notes

The fruit was sourced from premium South Australian vineyards. Drought conditions continued in 2008, pushing vintage forward, beginning in mid to late February. Spring was frost free followed by an unseasonally cool February, allowing optimum ripening conditions for maximum flavour development with balanced acidity.

However, the State struggled through one of the longest heat waves in South Australian history, with temperatures staying above 35 degrees Celcius for two weeks. Fortunately fruit picked before the heat spike arrived at the winery in excellent condition.

SA - Other South Australian
Grape Style
Cabernet Sauvignon
Closure Type
Screwcap closure

Winery Profile

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Award Winning Winery

Wolf Blass Wines has grown from a humble tin shed to become one of the world's most successful and awarded wineries.

Wolf Blass was created in 1973 when Wolf started his own business, purchasing a 2.5 acre land holding with an old army shed outside Nuriootpa, at the northern end of the Barossa Valley.

In researching the name Bilyara, Wolf learned it was the Aboriginal name for "Eaglehawk" and given the eagle was also the national emblem of Germany, he decided his wines would carry the Eagle - a legacy that continues today and into the future.

Wolf Blass Wines won three consecutive Jimmy Watson Trophies with Black Label, generating substantial publicity and hype. In 1999, Wolf Blass Black Label made history, becoming the only wine to win the coveted Jimmy Watson Trophy an unprecedented four times.

From this time onwards, growth has been impressive and inspiring with Wolf Blass winning a grand total of more than 3,000 awards at national and international wine shows, including most recently, International Red Winemaker of the Year at the 2008 International Wine Challenge in London.

Wolf Blass Wines have a tradition of quality, character and consistency from the refined and elite Platinum Label, and the majestic and complex Black Label through to delicate Rieslings and crisp Chardonnays.


Wolf Blass winemakers are an award winning winemaking team, continuously striving for the ultimate in excellence, character and integrity. The Wolf Blass wine style has always been a unique and highly distinguishable one. Our winemaking teams strong focus on careful fruit sourcing, fermentation, maturation and blending results in lifted vibrant fruit flavours, a soft, rounded palate and well integrated tannins that are the hallmarks of the total Wolf Blass range.

Chief Winemaker Chris Hatcher is widely considered to be one of Australia's leading winemakers and respected wine show judges. A wonderful ambassador for the wines of Wolf Blass and Australia, Chris Hatcher's legacy to Australian winemaking is already monumental.

"The sum of all parts should still be a better result than the quality of each individual part, otherwise why blend at all" - Chris Hatcher Chief Winemaker.

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