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Mak Yarra Yering Vyd. Special Edition Red 2000

External Review by WineExpress.com:

This Special Edition is exactly that, a special Cabernet Sauvignon-Shiraz blend that comes from one of Australia’s most acclaimed vineyards- Yarra Yeering. Most red wines from this vineyard sell for more than $75 and are highly sought after by collectors. This complex, elegant wine smells of roasted coffee, black pepper and black raspberry. The firm, structure of its youth has given way to caressingly soft, supple tannins that round out the rich flavors. Perhaps the best part is the long lingering finish. Extremely limited!

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Yarra Yering Pty Ltd:
Wine was grown in Victorias Yarra Valley from the mid 1800’s through to the 1920’s and was a principal export of the new colony. The industry was halted in the 1920’s not by phylloxera as many seem to think but by the economics of the day, changing tastes and the high price of wool. It would need a visionary to re establish winemaking in the Valley and in 1969 one came alon... Read more
Wine was grown in Victorias Yarra Valley from the mid 1800’s through to the 1920’s and was a principal export of the new colony. The industry was halted in the 1920’s not by phylloxera as many seem to think but by the economics of the day, changing tastes and the high price of wool. It would need a visionary to re establish winemaking in the Valley and in 1969 one came along. Dr Bailey Carrodus was ideally qualified to become a great vigneron. A degree in botany, another in winemaking and a doctorate earned at Oxford for research into plant physiology, combined with a passion for great wine and a fiercely independent mind equipped him well. In 1969 after a long search for the perfect site Dr Carrodus planted 12 hectares of vines at the foot of the Warramate Hills. The gentle slope with its northerly aspect and deep grey silty loam shot through with bands of gravel fulfilled all of his requirements. Good drainage, all day exposure to the warm sun, and enough elevation from the valley floor to avoid the spring frosts. He named his vineyard Yarra Yering and in 1973 produced the first commercial wine made in the Yarra Valley since 1921. Read less

External Reviews for Mak Yarra Yering Vyd. Special Edition Red

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Source: WineExpress.com
03/20/2009

This Special Edition is exactly that, a special Cabernet Sauvignon-Shiraz blend that comes from one of Australia’s most acclaimed vineyards- Yarra Yeering. Most red wines from this vineyard sell for more than $75 and are highly sought after by collectors. This complex, elegant wine smells of roasted coffee, black pepper and black raspberry. The firm, structure of its youth has given way to caressingly soft, supple tannins that round out the rich flavors. Perhaps the best part is the long lingering finish. Extremely limited!



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