Red

2005 Jacob's Creek/Orlando Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve

Cabernet Sauvignon

  • Australia
  • South Australia
Drink between 2008 - 2014 (Edit)
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Community Tasting Notes 5

  • Philckw wrote: (88 points)

    August 17, 2016 - Deep ruby red medium to full bodied wine. Ripe fruits with slight oak, well balanced and smooth, with a medium finish. Went well with my chicken meal! Overall solid wine and would buy again! Great value!

  • naso wrote: (89 points)

    December 23, 2011 - This is such good value - drinking nicely now

  • kaptainreboot wrote: (78 points)

    July 9, 2011 - Wow I didn't know a wine could taste this poorly. Used it for cooking after tasting and that was a bad idea too.

  • DrinkNectar wrote: (86 points)

    February 16, 2010 - http://drinknectar.com/2010/02/08/episode-30-australian-wine-not-the-kangaroo/

    The Stuff: 100% reserve block Cab; 18 months in new and old French oak; 14.2% ABV
    The Swirl: Dark plum with hints of aged rusty brown toward the edges
    The Sniff: Mellow aromas of sweet blackberry and a whiff of vanilla and cocoa
    The Sip: Mild front end with a wash of chocolate and berry; back end of bitter cassis and pepper spice. Slightly off balanced in flavor
    The Score: At $12ish can score this a solid 3 and makes the re-buy list. Paired well with our hearty beef stew.

  • Dinovino wrote: (78 points)

    December 16, 2008 - Sweet ripe fruit,straight forward red

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James Halliday Australian Wine Companion

  • By James Halliday
    7/18/2008 (link)

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2005
  • Type Red
  • Producer Jacob's Creek/Orlando
  • Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Designation Reserve
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country Australia
  • Region South Australia
  • SubRegion n/a
  • Appellation n/a
  • UPC Codes 080432355077, 322711313010

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  • In Cellars 48 (51%)
  • Consumed 47 (49%)

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