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Yarra Yering Dry Red Wine No.1 2017

The Yarra Yering Dry Red Wine No.1 is a classic claret-style red wine and is the blend on which Yarra Yering’s reputation was built. Always medium-bodied and low in alcohol suggesting delicacy, but nonetheless is a sleeping powerhouse of precision, intensity and concentration that demands a requisite amount of time in bottle to unfurl and allow the drinker in. Principally, the blend is dominated by Cabernet Sauvignon (66%) with Merlot (16%), Malbec (15%) and a little Petit Verdot (3%) added to the mix. Aged for 15 months in French oak barriques (40% new) the wine is bottled via gravity and without filtration. Stylish, lifted nose settling into itself after a few years in bottle. A medium-bodied “classic” Bordeaux style featuring a fleshy, fruit-layered palate integrated with earthy complexity. In true Yarra Yering tradition, it combines power with poise, concentration with finesse. This is a wine for the long haul that will reward patience with abundance.

Wine File
Yarra Yering
Sub Region:
Yarra Valley
Red Wine
Primary Grape(s):
Cabernet Sauvignon , Merlot
Bottle Size:
Natural Cork
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Customer Reviews

Based on 3 reviews
Stephen Lewis
Two bottles, both corked

It’s a lovely wine when the cork doesn’t disintegrate. Sadly two out of two have. Cork literally goes to pieces as soon as you insert corkscrew.

Langton's Classified
Yarra Yering Dry Red No.1 - Langton's Classified


James Halliday
Yarra Yering Dry Red No.1 - James Halliday, Wine Companion

97 Points