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...
Australian Cabernet, Coonawarra Cabernet, Margaret River Cabernet, Aussie Cabs,
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Hollick, Ravenswood, Coonawarra 2008

Hollick, Ravenswood, Coonawarra 2008
Decanter average score: 17.75pts/20 (92/100pts)
Individual judges’ scores: RJ 18.5 PM 18 AR 17
Rich, sweet mulberry jam and plums on the nose. Lovely, meaty flavour with violets and mulberries in the background. A lovely, intense, brooding wine which is evolving, leading to an earthy, mocha finish.
Price £39.50 Fortnum & Mason, Great Grog
Drink 2012–2019
Alc 14%

Judges: Roger Jones, Pierre Mansour and Anthony Rose