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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Koonara, Ambriel’s Gift, Coonawarra 2010

Koonara, Ambriel’s Gift, Coonawarra 2010
Decanter average score: 17.25pts/20 (90+/100pts)
Individual judges’ scores:  RJ 17 PM 18 AR 17
Camphor and spicy red fruit fragrance with hazelnut and tobacco hints. Rich plum fruit on the palate with vanilla notes and a toasty, lingering blueberry finish. Rich, long finish and fresh fruit that keeps coming back. Youthful and will improve.
Price N/A UK
Drink 2013–2025
Alc 14.2%

Judges: Roger Jones, Pierre Mansour and Anthony Rose