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Katnook Estate, Founder’s Block, Coonawarra, South Australia, 2010

Founder's Block

Score

86
  • Grape Variety: Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Drink: 2012 - 2025

Manufacturer:

Katnook Estate

Roger Jones

Tasting: Coonawarra & Margaret River Cabernet Sauvignon

Meaty nose, very savoury if somewhat tart on palate like sour blackberries off a bush. Some meaty flavours and richness coming through. Needs time.

Pierre Mansour

Tasting: Coonawarra & Margaret River Cabernet Sauvignon

Deep. Spicy, savoury, slightly herbaceous nose. Lifted. Round, fleshy, succulent fruit, fine tannins, modest weight & stylish. Medium length.

Anthony Rose

Tasting: Coonawarra & Margaret River Cabernet Sauvignon

Deep youthful ruby, quite blackcurranty on the nose with some spicy oak undertones, good bright savoury acidity and sub-threshhold oak playing their part in the structure of a well put together, nicely balanced red with accessible, juicy qualities.

Details

Wine name: Founder's Block
Wine classification:
Wine alcohol content: 13.5%
Wine colour: Red
Wine vintage: 2010
Price: £13.99
Wine style: Red, full-bodied
Country: Australia
Region: South Australia
Subregion: Coonawarra

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