As a young wine, the cabernet sauvignon from d’Arenberg’s High Trellis paddock has a dense crimson red color 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. On the tongue, mouth filling sweet blackberries, plums and blackcurrant flavors are highlighted by the rich, strong mid palate. Mulberry-like fruit continues from the mid palate balanced by finely s...
Wine & SpiritsRating: 79.7/100 - As reviewed by Int'l Wine & Spirits Comp. on 11/01/06
Wine AdvocateRating: 89/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 167 on Oct-06
Wine SpectatorRating: 86/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 09/30/06