Shiraz Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot Grenache Pinot Noir Tempranillo Sangiovese

The classic red variety of Bordeaux is second only to Shiraz in importance in Australia. Cabernet Sauvignon wines can be medium to full bodied, typically leafy with ripe cassis like flavours, well structured and elegant. Coonawarra is widely regarded as the best region in Australia to grow Cabernet and is famous for its Terra Rossa soil. Australia is known for blending it with Shiraz, creating a combination of elegance and ripe fruit flavours.