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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Larry Cherubino, Wilyabrup, Margaret River 2010

Larry Cherubino, Wilyabrup, Margaret River 2010
Decanter average score: 17.25pts/20 (90+/100pts)
Individual judges’ scores:  RJ 18.5 PM 17 AR 16.5
Attractively fragrant, with a distinctly savoury, almost meaty, umami character to the nose. A modern, relatively voluptuous style with a long, brooding aftertaste. Sinewy framework, succulent black fruits. Buy this to cellar.
Price N/A UK
Drink 2012–2035
Alc 13.8%

Judges: Roger Jones, Pierre Mansour and Anthony Rose