When it comes to crowning the King of Cabernet Sauvignon- Coonawarra has always been at the forefront, rivalling some of the best Cabernet Sauvignon producing regions in the World. Coonawarra received a wonderful insight from acclaimed wine writer James Halliday this week in his weekly online newsletter. Well done to the local wineries who received some impressive scores.
“When it comes to history, Coonawarra and cabernet sauvignon are joined at the hip. There were only two varieties that John Riddoch instructed the blockers (as they were known) who purchased the subdivided blocks of the Penola Fruit Company to plant: shiraz and cabernet sauvignon….” Read more