1997 Greenock Creek - Cabernet Sauvignon Roennfeldt Road 750ml

Australia - South Australia - Barossa Valley/ Red / Cabernet Sauvignon   |     Watch

WA 93  
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Wine Advocate | Rating: 93

The 1997 Cabernet Sauvignon Roennfeldt Road is a full-bodied, inky ruby/purple-colored effort revealing extraordinarily intense notes of creme de cassis fruit intermixed with underbrush, vanilla, and cedar/tobacco. Already complex as well as formidably endowed, with exceptional intensity, purity, power, and a 60+ second finish, this Barossa Valley legend should age for two decades.

Drink Dates: 2005-2025
Author: Robert Parker
Issue: 148

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Average rating: 93, based on 1 reviews

Collector Data For This Wine

58 bottles owned by 17 collectors.

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About This Producer

Established in 1978, Greenock Creek is a tiny "boutique" Barossa winery with a production level of only 2,500 cases per year, owned by Michael and Annabel Waugh. Greenock Creek produces Shiraz, Grenache and Cabernet with grapes from two prime growing regions in the heart of the Barossa Valley: Seppeltsfield and Marananga. Michael Waugh makes 100% Shiraz, Grenache and Cabernet; each wine is created with fruit from a particular vineyard block. Yields are low, ridiculously so in the case of the Roennfeldt Road Shiraz and Cabernet blocks, where half a ton an acre is typical from the 60-year-old vines.

Wine Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon is perhaps the world's best known red variety, with its full-bodied, intense profile. An offspring of Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon Blanc, it is the primary grape of Bordeaux's Left Bank (Medoc and Graves regions) and the Napa Valley, but can be found growing all over the world. Typical descriptors for Cabernet Sauvignon are cassis, cedar, mint, black pepper, eucalyptus, and pencil lead.

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