Parker Coonawarra Terra Rossa First Growth 1996

Parker Coonawarra Terra Rossa First Growth 1996

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Category Red Wine
Varietals
Region Australia, South Australia, Coonawarra
Brand Parker Coonawarra
  • wa93

Wine AdvocateThe 1996 Terra Rossa First Growth (1,500 cases made from a blend of 87% Cabernet Sauvignon and 13% Merlot) reveals an opaque purple color, as well as a superb, expressive aromatic profile with the aforementioned scents, huge, fat, full-bodied flavors that coat the palate, low acidity, sweet tannin, and a sensationally long finish. This spectacular Cabernet Sauvignon has few Australian rivals for richness and complexity. It should continue to drink well for 10-15 years.

Robert Parker, February 21, 2000
  • ws92

Wine SpectatorFirm in texture and beautifully focused, laying out its pretty blackberry, currant, sage and mineral flavors on a bed of fine-grained tannins. Has all the pieces in place, just needs time. Best from 2001 through 2006. 3,000 cases made.

Harvey Steiman, March 31, 1999