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2002 Yalumba Cabernet Sauvignon/Shiraz The Signature

  • 96 WA
  • 91 WS
  • 93 IWC
  • Variety
    Proprietary Blend

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SKU: 82015-2002-750

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  • International Wine Cellar | Rating: 93

    ($45) Inky ruby. Dense, powerful nose offers redcurrant liqueur, cherry preserves, licorice, tobacco, saddle leather and dried rose. Sweet, supple and silky, with red and dark berry flavors expanding to saturate the palate. The combination of concentrated sweetness and precision here is really impressive. A serious, complex, deep red blend with excellent potential for cellaring.
    Author: Josh Raynolds
    Issue: July/August 2006
  • Wine Spectator | Rating: 91

    Bright and generous, a lively mouthful of red berry, cherry and black pepper that gets meaty and rich as the finish sails on and on. Tannins are well-integrated. Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz.
    Author: Harvey Steiman
  • Wine Advocate | Rating: 96

    The 2002 The Signature (56% Cabernet Sauvignon and 44% Shiraz) was given the same upbringing as its young sibling, but 2002 is a better vintage for Yalumba. The 2002 exhibits smoky, blackberry, incense, charcoal, and floral characteristics along with tremendous glycerin, richness, purity, and teeth-staining levels of extract. Remarkably, there are no hard edges, and the acidity, tannin, and alcohol are beautifully integrated.
    Author: Robert Parker
  • Self | Rating: 91

    Author: GiantDolphan
  • Self | Rating: 96

    Drink Dates: 2006-2021
    Author: Johnny
  • Self | Rating: 92

    Drink Dates: 2008-2013
    Author: AbarthDriver
  • Self | Rating: 93

    A consistently good wine and drinking well now. I don't think it will get much better, as the tannins are pretty well absorbed. Friends who avoid Australian reds really liked this. Smoother than most of its shiraz brethren.
    Author: Scooter

Collector Data For This Wine

  • 363 bottles owned
  • 77 collectors
  • Average collector rating: 93
    (Out of 77 collectors)