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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Umamu, Margaret River 2008

Umamu, Margaret River 2008
Decanter average score: 17.75pts/20 (92/100pts)
Individual judges’ scores: RJ 18 PM 18 AR 17
Sweet pipe tobacco and cassis nose with muscular fruit on the palate. Developing well, with a lovely, savoury finish but really does need food to show how good it is. Perfect with roast Chinese pork or duck. Classic Margaret River style.
Price £35–£40 Harlington Wine, Wines Unfurled
Drink 2012–2025
Alc 13.5%

Judges: Roger Jones, Pierre Mansour and Anthony Rose