Coonawarra and Margaret River Cabernet: panel tasting results (2013)

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An impressive tasting to say the least, with our judges seduced by Western elegance, particularly in the younger wines, as well as by savoury, mature Cabernets from South Australia. See the top 49 wines including 7 Outstanding Australian Cabernets here...
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Di Giorgio Family, Coonawarra 2008

Di Giorgio Family, Coonawarra 2008
Decanter average score: 17.75pts/20 (92/100pts)
Individual judges’ scores:  RJ 18.5 PM 17.5 AR 17
Soft leather, spice and liquourice with powerfully rich, sweet, charry, coconut oak overlying blackberry. Full, gutsy palate with intense black fruit. Balance between oak and fruit is clever, offering a wine ready to drink now but will improve.
Price N/A UK
Drink 2012–2025
Alc 14%

Judges: Roger Jones, Pierre Mansour and Anthony Rose