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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Evans & Tate, Metricup Road, Margaret River 2009

Evans & Tate, Metricup Road, Margaret River 2009
Decanter average score: 17.25pts/20 (90+/100pts)
Individual judges’ scores: RJ 18.5 PM 16 AR 17
Lovely, ripe, elegant plum nose with a hint of honeyed beeswax and coconut. Round, succulent fruit, integrated fine tannins, very harmonious and fresh. Lovely, pleasurable drinking here. Great feminine intensity rippling through the palate.
Price £19.99 PLB
Drink 2012–2035
Alc 14.2%

Judges: Roger Jones, Pierre Mansour and Anthony Rose