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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Swings & Roundabouts,Margaret River 2010

Swings & Roundabouts,Margaret River 2010
Decanter average score: 17.5pts/20 (91/100pts)
Individual judges’ scores: RJ 17.5 PM 17 AR 18
Hints of woodsmoke and salami on the nose. Full, structured palate: delicious fruit, excellent tannic backbone, attractively ripe, bittersweet chocolate and dark fruits framed by a spine of savoury fresh acidity.
Price N/A UK
Drink 2012–2022
Alc 14%

Judges: Roger Jones, Pierre Mansour and Anthony Rose