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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Evans & Tate, Redbrook, Margaret River 2009

Evans & Tate, Redbrook, Margaret River 2009
Decanter average score: 17.75pts/20 (92/100pts)
Individual judges’ scores: RJ 18 PM 17 AR 18.5
Attractive cassis fragrance with a touch of dried mint, leathery fruit, hints of cedar and mocha. Dense and layered, lots of flavour, grainy fine tannins; evolves in the mouth leaving tiny traces of various berries and plum fruits. Excellent.
Drink 2012–2025
Alc 14%

Judges: Roger Jones, Pierre Mansour and Anthony Rose