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Flametree, Margaret River, Western Australia 2010

(Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot) Bright, fleshy cassis flavours. Flametree hit the ground running with a Jimmy Watson Trophy in its first year. The winemaker is Cliff Royle, ex-Voyager Estate. 17.5pts/20
Price: £20 Bottle Apostle
Drink: 2012–2020
Alc: 14.2%