6 Ratings
d'Arenberg The Coppermine Road Cabernet Sauvignon McLaren Vale

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(1997 Vintage) After time in bottle The Coppermine Road Cabernet Sauvignon should gain more chocolate, truffle and cigar box and earth aromas and flavours. Nevertheless it should maintain its freshness, persistent flavour, linear acidity and varietal tannin hold. Mushroom, black Olive, Stewed Rhubarb and cooked Beetroot may also play a part. Varietal eucalyptus and bell pepper hints may also come to the fore but be well integrated with the other developing characters, maintaining an even palate weight with a se...

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  • International Wine Cellar
    Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by International Wine Cellar in Issue 127, July/August 2006 ($65) Saturated ruby. A lush, fruit-forward rendition of textbook cabernet aromas: cherry, plum, cigar box, tobacco, mint, anise and musky underbrush. Lush, supple and almost sweet in its red fruit expression, with rounded, suave tannins supporting the ripe redcurrant flavors. Really expands on the finish, picking up a darker note of blackcurrant and a hint of bitter chocolate. The balanc...
  • Wine & Spirits
    Rating: 84.6/100 - As reviewed by Int'l Wine & Spirits Comp. on 11/01/06
  • Robert Parker
    Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate in Issue 167
  • Wine Advocate
    Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 167 on Oct-06
  • Wine Spectator
    Rating: 83/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 01/01/07