As a young wine, the Cabernet Sauvignon from d'Arenberg's High Trellis paddock has a dense crimson red colour with purple tinges.The High Trellis has a typical young Cabernet Sauvignon attack on the nose; lifted mint and capsicum Cabernet edges above a rich, ripe blackberry, plum and liquorice base. Lighter typical cassis and blackcurrant aromas are also evident. A little smoky vanillin oak and cinnamon smells are usually present on top of brooding violet scented fruit and sweet cedar aromas.On t...
Wine AdvocateRating: 86/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 143 on Oct-02
Wine SpectatorRating: 87/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 07/31/02
Wine EnthusiastRating: 89/100 - As reviewed by Wine Enthusiast