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The Signature: Yalumba’s benchmark Cabernet-Shiraz blend

Yalumba's 2018 The Signature marks 60 years since the first release of this classic Australian Cabernet-Shiraz blend. David Sly looks at why the wine, which honours someone in the Yalumba 'family' every vintage, is held in such high regard, and – along with the Decanter team – tastes and rates eight wines back to 1996.

The 2018 vintage marks the 60th anniversary since Yalumba first produced The Signature. The wine is viewed with special fondness – not only by the Yalumba brethren whose moniker is immortalised on individual vintages, but because it upholds the distinctly Australian blending signature of Cabernet Sauvignon with Shiraz.

Scroll down for tasting notes and scores of eight vintages of Yalumba’s The Signature back to 1996

The Signature: eight vintages of Yalumba’s benchmark Cabernet-Shiraz blend

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