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2009 Jacob's Creek St Hugo Cabernet Sauvignon, Coonawarra, Australia

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Price Range of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD
Average: $35   From: $27   To: $42

Search Rank 3555 What is search rank?
Over all vintages, this was the 3555th most popular wine on Wine-Searcher last year. Search rank last month: 9084th

Award Organization Award Year Result
Challenge International du Vin 2013 Gold
Decanter World Wine Awards 2013 Bronze
International Wine Challenge 2013 Commended
Lovely deep colour with distinctive candy aromas. Well handled tannins and a good length.
Sydney International Wine Competition 2013 Highly Commended Wine
Vinalies China 2013 Argent
Hong Kong International Wine & Spirit Competition 2012 Bronze
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Price History for 2009 Jacob's Creek St Hugo Cabernet Sauvignon, Coonawarra, Australia
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Grape Variety: Cabernet Sauvignon

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. From its origins around the Medoc, the Cabern ... more

Region Hierarchy
  • Coonawarra wine 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

  • Limestone Coast wine region

    The Limestone Coast GI (Geographical Indication) in South Australia is located in the south-eastern corner of the state, bordering Victoria in the east. It is one of the most significant wine zones of the country, producing nearly one-third of ... more

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