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Diamond Creek Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley Volcanic Hill 1987

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95 points Wine Spectator: Incredibly intense and concentrated, deep and perfumed, firm and tannic, but with a rich core of currant, herb and cherry scented Cabernet flavors that promises a long life in the bottle. 726 cases made. (12/15/89)

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Diamond Creek Vineyards:
Established in 1997, Diamond Creek Estate is an award winning family owned and operated vineyard and olive grove. Diamond Creek Estate is situated on the northern slopes of Mittagong, around 120 kms south of Sydney, in the Southern Highlands region of New South Wales. The property for many years was dairy country, enjoys rich basalt soil, northern sun and although at an altitude of 680 metres... Read more
Established in 1997, Diamond Creek Estate is an award winning family owned and operated vineyard and olive grove. Diamond Creek Estate is situated on the northern slopes of Mittagong, around 120 kms south of Sydney, in the Southern Highlands region of New South Wales. The property for many years was dairy country, enjoys rich basalt soil, northern sun and although at an altitude of 680 metres, it has an unique topography, which leaves it relatively immune from frost. This creates an ideal microclimate for cultivating premium quality, cool climate wine grapes and the finest olives for extra virgin olive oil. The vineyard occupies around 15 acres and a similar area is dedicated to olive trees. The vines are subject to intensive management for improvement, hand pruned and leaf-plucked as required. They are personally tended, cropped for optimised yields to produce premium quality cool climate wine grapes. Diamond Creek Estate Wines are produced only from estate grown grapes. The region, although the newest recognized geographical indication, is fast being acknowledged as a premium cool climate area and this is consistent with our objective to produce first class wines that will compete with any in Australia and overseas. Read less

External Reviews for Diamond Creek Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley Volcanic Hill

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
09/21/2012

A touch herbaceous, with racy, leafy, herbal notes, it struggles to show its ripe Cabernet fruit.--Diamond Creek vertical. Drink now through 2004. 726 cases made. (JL) Wine Spectator. A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from California in USA. 1987 Diamond Creek Cabernet Sauvignon Volcanic Hill 1500ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
07/17/2011

...Weedy, green, vaguely chemical nose. Thick and dense but rustic. Has more density of material to stand up to its strong green component than this winery other two '87s. The best of the trio in terms of texture and ripeness. Stephen Tanzer's IWC. A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from California in USA. 1987 Diamond Creek Cabernet Sauvignon Volcanic Hill 750ml



95 points Wine Spectator: Incredibly intense and concentrated, deep and perfumed, firm and tannic, but with a rich core of currant, herb and cherry scented Cabernet flavors that promises a long life in the bottle. 726 cases made. (12/15/89)

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