What is the taste of cabernet sauvignon?
Thanks to their unique soils, regions like Coonawarra and Langhorne Creek are famous for their very distinct versions of Cabernet Sauvignon. Black plum, chocolate, bay leaf and pepper notes come from the iron-rich earth that this fruit grows in.
Is cabernet sauvignon sweet or dry?
How should you drink cabernet sauvignon?
Cabernet sauvignon is best served at a touch below room temperature – around 16C. This doesn’t change the wine itself, just how your palate interacts with it. Most cab sauv cellars extremely well, with the finest examples doing their best work after a decade in the rack.
Is ‘cabernet’ different to cabernet sauvignon?
What is the difference between cab sauv and shiraz?
The most obvious difference between these two heavyweights is in their aromas and flavours. Where cab sauv is all black fruits, leather and cedar, shiraz is more smoky, spicy and meaty, with red fruits dominating. You’ll also note where these flavours hit on the palate – cab sauv starts strong and has a bold finish, while shiraz has a rich mid-palate.