2015

Yalumba, The Caley, South Australia

This wine will be featured during Friday’s Behind the Bottle Tasting

Bottle image of Yalumba The Caley

Producer’s Tasting Note: Very deep, dense red. Typical Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon aromas: Bright florals, cherry, oyster shell, leafy stalks then into red currant. The palate reveals a very defined wine, cool and inviting. Medium to full depth with a densely layered structure and warmth delivering a prominent yet silky tannin profile.

Critic Tasting Note:  “This is a great vintage for this wine with a very fresh, attractive delivery in a full-bodied style. Ripe red plums, blackberries and cherries with a cedary, tobacco edge, purple olives and fruit-steeped roasting herbs. It has a very intense, crisply cut palate that has flavors of dark cherries, blackberries, chocolate and such attractive spice complexity. Runs long on the focused finish. Regal. A great Caley. A blend of 74% Coonawarra cabernet sauvignon and 26% Barossa shiraz. Try from 2023.” 98 Points, James Suckling, 6/2020

Producer Description: A legacy founded in 1849 from a bold adventure across the seas to ongoing innovation in sustainable winemaking, our story is one of pioneering and passion. Our wines are made with the least intervention — but as much knowledge, confidence and expertise — as possible. We believe that wine should excite and challenge you, taking you on a journey with every gass. While the Barossa is our home, we draw on the varied climates and soil types across Australia to make wines grown in some of the country’s finest wine regions. Yalumba operates the Southern Hemisphere’s only fully operational Cooperage, crafting bespoke oak barrels that elevate the wines aged within them. Our Nursery is a global leader in wine innovation, growing, evaluating and supplying quality grape vines to the Australian wine industry.

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