Coonawarra and Margaret River Cabernets
The Yelverton Reserve, Margaret River 2009
Decanter average score: 17.25pts/20 (90+/100pts)
Individual judges’ scores: RJ 18 PM 17 AR 16.5
Big savoury nose, quite meaty with green pepper. Round, fleshy, smooth palate that’s savoury, rich, lingering and full of layered fruit which has combined well with the oak. Nice succulence and bright freshness in a distinctly food-friendly style.
Price £12.99 Laithwaites
Judges: Roger Jones, Pierre Mansour and Anthony Rose