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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Hay Shed Hill, Margaret River 2009

Hay Shed Hill, Margaret River 2009
Decanter average score: 17.25pts/20 (90+/100pts)
Individual judges’ scores: RJ 18.5 PM 16.5 AR 17
Sweet mint and eucalyptus nose with green pepper and spice. Mouthwatering texture – thick and voluptuous – with fantastic balance and a nice textural succulence. Well made and evolving beautifully.
Price £17.95 Bancroft Wines
Drink 2012–2025
Alc 14.5%

Judges: Roger Jones, Pierre Mansour and Anthony Rose