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Jim Barry Cabernet Sauvignon the Cover Drive 2002
The Benbournie region was settled in 1853 by Catholic German friends of local priest, Father Kranewitter. The tiny settlement compromised about 15 mud huts surrounding a Roman Catholic chapel. The nose is mature and refined, intensely varietal with cassis, tobacco leaf, cigar box, cinnamon, nutmeg and rosemary. The palate is generous and seamlessly integrated. The wine is elegant, opulent and lengthy with aristocratic flavours (blackcurrant and mint) and soft silky ripe tannins. Fantastic balance and a refreshing finish.
The late Jim Barry was a pioneer of the Australian wine industry. He was the first qualified winemaker to work in the Clare Valley of South Australia and with his wife, Nancy, built a successful wine business which has produced trophy-winning wines since its establishment in 1959. Today, the company is headed by Jim’s second son Peter, who took over from his father as Managing Director.
RiceSelect's creamy Arborio gets blended with sweet potato, coconut milk and vanilla to create this decadent cheesecake. Pairs well with Saunternes; a white dessert wine that has hints of coconut from aging in oak barrels.
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