Jim Barry `The Cover Drive` Cabernet Sauvignon 2009(12x750mL) SA

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Overview

On the palate there is an eruption of fruit flavours -primarily dark cherry and blackberry, with a distinctive Coonawarra cassis character. The tannins are fine grained and supple and the wine has a long, integrated finish.

Region:
SA - Coonawarra
State:
South Australia
Country:
Australia

Winery Tasting Notes

Colour

This wine is bright plum in colour with purple tints.

Aroma

The nose shows intensely complex characters of blackcurrant and cedar spice.

Palate

This is followed on the palate by an eruption of fruit flavours -primarily dark cherry and blackberry, with a distinctive Coonawarra cassis character. The tannins are fine grained and supple and the wine has a long, integrated finish.

Cellaring Potential

As with previous releases of `The Cover Drive` the wine displays harmonious balance and can be enjoyed now or will reward cellaring for 2-3 years.

Wine Background

On the southern boundary of Coonawarra is the old Penola cricket ground, which first saw a ball bowled in anger and the flashing cover drives of the local champions in 1950. Sadly, the ground closed in 1996. Soon after Jim Barry purchased the 30 acre property and planted a Cabernet Sauvignon vineyard.

Vintage
2009
Region
SA - Coonawarra
Grape Style
Cabernet Sauvignon
Closure Type
Screwcap closure
Alcohol
14%

Winery Profile

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The late Jim Barry was a pioneer of the Australian wine industry. He was the first qualified winemaker to work in the Clare Valley of South Australia and with his wife, Nancy, built a successful wine business which has produced trophy-winning wines since its establishment in 1959. Today, the company is headed by Jim’s second son Peter, who took over from his father as Managing Director.

Jim Barry Wines has an innovative approach to viticulture and a strong commitment to technological excellence in winemaking. This philosophy is fundamental to the company's ability to consistently produce wines of the highest quality which have won international recognition.

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