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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Ringbolt, Margaret River 2008

Ringbolt, Margaret River 2008
Decanter average score: 17.25pts/20 (90+/100pts)
Individual judges’ scores: RJ 18 PM 17 AR 17
Cedary, restrained nose with class and poise. Generous, intense, vibrant fruit palate. A compact structure and sweet, succulent length, good concentration and balanced, ripe, sweet cherry and cassis fruit etched with a fine blade of acidity.
Price £9.99 AC Gallie, Cambridge Wine Merchants, Darts Farm, Fulham Palace Wines, Tesco
Drink 2012–2025
Alc 14%

Judges: Roger Jones, Pierre Mansour and Anthony Rose