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Wine Reviews Big Bill Ridiculously Big Cabernet Sauvignon 2015, South Africa

Rating
88.00
Year
2015
Region
Western Cape
Varietal
Cabernet sauvignon
Price
$12.95

Captivating name. And appropriate in several ways. The Bill here is William Millar, a boxer, war hero, rugby star and the first general manager of KWV, the huge co-operative that once dominated South African wine and makes this cabernet. It's also a reference to a gigantic, 22,000-litre oak vat at the winery that was dubbed with Millar's nickname, "Big Bill." And, yes, this red is substantial in girth, with luscious berry fruit, notes of caramel, smoke, game and cedar delivered with juicy punch. Available in Ontario.

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