2007 Wynns Coonawarra Estate Cabernet Sauvignon Single Vineyard Glengyle

Cabernet Sauvignon

  • Australia
  • South Australia
  • Limestone Coast
  • Coonawarra
Drink between 2015 - 2023 (Edit)
CT90.3 11 reviews
Label borrowed from 2009
Label borrowed from 2009
Label borrowed from 2009
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Community Tasting Notes 11

  • Bron Parish wrote:

    January 22, 2020 - Drink now

  • graemeg wrote:

    October 1, 2019 - {screwcap, 13.5%} As for July's bottle. Lots of cabernet bits, but is boney and angular and unconvincing. Maybe it's better at thirty years old. Or else it's just suffering the SA odd-year-vintage curse. Better to look at Alex and Messenger from 2010!

  • graemeg wrote:

    July 16, 2019 - {screwcap, 14%} Deep ruby red still. Somewhat developing but still vibrant nose of ink, tar, blood plums, black olives, blackberries and a touch of oaky spice, all of which appear on the palate. Which tastes still fairly young, but also a bit disjointed, with the fruit secondary to grainy oak flavours, finely gritty medium tannins, low acid. It coats the tongue fairly well, with only a little dip on the mid-palate, but it still feels very in-between somehow. Savoury and medium-bodied. Has a medium length, slightly warm finish, but always astringetly drying. Might have benefited from a decant; I wouldn’t be scared of cellaring it for another decade in the hope of something integrated emerging, although it’s twelve already, so I’d be expecting things to come together by now.

  • LindsayM Likes this wine:

    July 2, 2019 - Colour deep , inky black , brick red edges , outstanding colour for 12yo 15/15
    Nose med+ intensity fruit red and black fruits , cherry, raspberry , black current , lightest hint of mint , cassis , chocolate liquorice, vanilla oak spice
    Can’t ask for more than this 28/30
    Palate full bodied , first thing that hits is the 72% new oak used , still quite dominant , tannins that suck the cheeks in , good fruit still there in the background 40/44
    Overall just needs for time for the oak in intergrate
    Try again in a few years 8/11

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  • Redback Likes this wine:

    October 28, 2018 - Single vineyard bottling from the Glengyle Vineyard. Planted in 1969 on Terra Rossa soil, Glengyle is a higher/warmer vineyard and generally one of the first blocks to ripen. Purchased by Wynns in 1993, the vineyard underwent extensive restoration in 2002.

    From a warm and dry vintage, growing conditions were considered challenging. With the region experiencing widespread fronts, the Glengyle vineyard was somewhat protected by its higher elevation and use of irrigations systems. Yields were however reduced to about two tonne per hectare

    Matured for 7 months in 72% new French Oak with the reminder in seasoned French and American oak barrels. A medium bodied wine with note of blackcurrants, cedar and menthol. Nothing special but Wynns have made a solid wine from a difficult vintage. Drink now and over the next two years.

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2007
  • Type Red
  • Producer Wynns Coonawarra Estate
  • Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Designation Single Vineyard
  • Vineyard Glengyle
  • Country Australia
  • Region South Australia
  • SubRegion Limestone Coast
  • Appellation Coonawarra
  • UPC Code 9300620000338

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  • In Cellars 107 (65%)
  • Consumed 57 (35%)

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