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Wolf Blass Gold Label Cabernet Sauvignon, Coonawarra, Australia

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Average Price $24 (USD)
(Approx, ex-tax, all vintages)

Search Rank 2836 What is this?
Over all vintages, this was the 2836th most popular wine on Wine-Searcher last year.
Search rank last month: 6500th

Price History for Wolf Blass Gold Label Cabernet Sauvignon, Coonawarra, Australia
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Grape Variety

Cabernet Sauvignon (often shortened to "Cab Sav" or even just "Cab") is probably the most famous red wine grape variety on Earth. It is rivaled in this regard only by its Bordeaux stablemate Merlot, and its opposite number in Burgundy, Pinot Noir. The product of a natural crossing of key Bordeaux grape varieties Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet Sauvignon's DNA was profiled only as recently as 1997, by researchers in California. Most wine authorities agree that the crossing happened only in the past few centuries, making the variety's current fame all the more impressive. (© All rights reserved, Wine-Searcher)

From its origins in Bordeaux, Cabernet has successfully spread to almost every win ...more


Region
  • Coonawarra is the most important wine region within the Limestone Coast zone of South Australia, as it can be credited with producing some of the best red wines in the country. It is located in the far south-east of the state, adjoining the border with Victoria south of Wrattonbully. Although vines were first planted here in the last decade of the 19th century by Scottish settler John Riddoch, it was not until the 1950s that the region received some serious attention when the famous Wynns winery was set up. Many other well-known wine producers followed suit, including Penfolds and Yalumba, but the region was not accorded its ...more

  • South Australia is one of the Australia's six states, located (as the name implies) in the south of the vast island continent. It is the engine room of the Australian wine industry, responsible for around half of the country's total output each year. But the region isn't just about quantity – countless high-quality wines are made here, most of them from the region's signature grape, Shiraz. These ...more

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