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Xanadu Dragon Cabernet Merlot

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Xanadu Dragon Cabernet Merlot

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Nick Stock (2006 Vintage) says
From the cool '06 vintage, Xanadu have this Dragon all warmed up and firing. Aromas of brambly cassis and plum fruits, ripe leaf and herbs in the background. Smooth open juicy tannins roll through easily, ripe plum and purple berry flavours trail off gently, building some grip through the finish.
Good Australian Wine Guide 2009 2008
Campbell Mattinson (2006 Vintage) says
Xanadu has had its ups and downs, but since the Rathbone family took over a couple of years back, quality has rapidly headed north. 2006 RELEASE Really good. Flavoursome, chocolaty, brimming with succulent cherried flavour and punchy and impressive through the finish. Super mid-week wine. DRINK 2008-2010
The Big Red Wine Book 2008
Peter Forrestal (2006 Vintage) says
A pleasant, approachable red from a tricky vintage. It's soft and ripe and full flavoured, just a bit firm to finish.
Quaff 2009 2008
WINESTATE (2006 Vintage) says
A developed, woody, tannic style of cabernet with some sweet fruit showing. Simple but well made.
Winestate 20082009
James Halliday (2005 Vintage) says
Aromatic red and black spicy fruits on the bouquet; soft tannins provide the texture and mouthfeel of a very nice
Australian Wine Companion 2008 2007

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