Daily Archives: January 30, 2011


Cabernet Franc

Australian Cabernet Franc wine regional and flavour profile Cabernet Franc tastes and aromas Berry flavours of raspberry, strawberry and plum, combined with herbaceous accents of tobacco and dark spice Cabernet Franc mouthfeel Medium bodied, lower tannin levels, soft mouthfeel Facts about Cabernet Franc DNA analysis indicates Cabernet Franc is one of two parents of […]


Cabernet Sauvignon

Australian Cabernet Sauvignon wine regional and flavour profile Cabernet Sauvignon tastes and aromas Flavours and aromas of blackberries, plums, black currants, capsicum, mint, eucalyptus, red currant and cassis Cabernet Sauvignon mouthfeel Full bodied, high tannin, dry finish Cellaring potential of Cabernet Sauvignon Cabernet Sauvignon is one of the most popular wines to […]


Carmenere

Australian Carmenere wine regional and flavour profile Carmenere taste and aromas Cherry, raspberry, plum, and herbaceous notes with characteristics of smoke, spice and earthy notes, reminiscent of dark chocolate, tobacco, and leather. Carmenere mouthfeel Firm, medium bodied red wine with soft, round tannins and good acidity. Cellaring potential of Carmenere The wine is best […]


Carnelian

Australian Carnelian wine regional and flavour profile Carnelian taste and aromas Intense chocolate and dark berry fruit flavours Carnelian mouthfeel Well balanced, full bodied, firm tannins Facts about Carnelian Carnelian is a new grape variety created by American vine researcher Professor Harold Olmo in the seventies, is a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Carignan and […]