McWilliam's `1877` Cabernet Sauvignon Shiraz 2003 (6 x 750mL), SEA.

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Overview

An intense palate rich with blood plum and blackberry fruit flavours combined with complex brown spice, influenced by the use of elegant French oak. A well structured wine with a long and memorable finish, the 2003 McWilliam’s ‘1877’ Cabernet Sauvignon Shiraz exhibits perfect balance between the dark fruit characters and savoury, robust tannins.

Region:
AUS - Multi-regional
State:
Multi-regional
Country:
Australia

Expert Reviews

Very long, elegant and penetrating; a spicy, cool-grown style with some Rhône-like characters. Top gold medal in its class National Wine Show 2006. Rating 95 - James Halliday, Australian Wine Companion Edition 2008

Winery Tasting Notes

Grape Varietals

54.5% Cabernet Sauvignon, 41% Shiraz, 4.5% Merlot.

Colour

Intense purple with deep crimson hues.

Aroma

An alluring wine with mulberry, cassis and forest fruits dominating and hints of spicy nutmeg oak.

Palate

An intense palate rich with blood plum and blackberry fruit flavours combined with complex brown spice, influenced by the use of elegant French oak. A well structured wine with a long and memorable finish, the 2003 McWilliam’s ‘1877’ Cabernet Sauvignon Shiraz exhibits perfect balance between the dark fruit characters and savoury, robust tannins.

Food Matching

Roast Sirloin of Beef, Parsnip mash, green peas and Cabernet jus; Rabbit and porcini ravioli in rabbit broth.

Wine Background

This multi award winning wine is made each year from rigorously selected, high-quality fruit sourced from McWilliam`s premier vineyards. Launched in April 2002 to commemorate the family-owned company`s 125th anniversary, McWilliam`s 1877 takes its name from the year (1877) the company`s first vines were planted in Corowa in New South Wales.

Medals & Trophies

Trophy, Wagga Wagga Wine Show 2006 - ‘Best 2003 and Older Red Wine’

Top Gold Medal, Wagga Wagga Wine Show 2006 - Class 66

Top Gold Medal, National Wine Show 2006 - Class 28

Gold Medal, Perth Royal Wine Show 2006 - Class 45

Gold Medal, Rutherglen Wine Show 2004 - Class 34

Vintage
2003
Region
AUS - Multi-regional
Grape Style
Cabernet Blends
Closure Type
Cork closure
Alcohol
14.4%

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