Katnook Odyssey Cabernet Sauvignon 2004

The Odyssey is Katnook’s flagship cabernet sauvignon, and the 2004 reviewed below is a very good wine.  Katnook is one of my favourite producers from Coonawarra at this level.  On opening, the wine initially was a little off-putting, with a slightly unusual aroma of coconuts, butter and a cola like note.  The wine quickly settled down however to reveal a more classic aroma of light herbs, chocolate and oak.  The palate had nice length and black fruits were evident.  An interesting and serious wine.  Drink or keep. 90 points.

Published by Sean Mitchell

Grapeobserver.com is an independent wine journal. Written since 2009, it is authored by Sean Mitchell Dip WSET. On matters of wine, Sean is a current Master of Wine student, a Wine & Spirits Education Trust (WSET) diploma holder, a certified WSET educator, a past WSET scholarship winner and has written for various other wine related publications.

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