Parker "First Growth" 2004 Coonawarra
The Coonawarra region, located roughly halfway between Adelaide and Melbourne in South Australia, is famed for it's Terra Rossa - red earth. The hot climate and this unique soil suit Cabernet Sauvignon particularly well.
Parker Coonawarra Estate produce their First Growth range of wines only in exceptional years and when they expect wines to have long maturation potential.
This wine is a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon (89%) and Merlot (11%); matured for 20 months in new French Oak barriques.