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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Australian Cabernet, Coonawarra Cabernet, Margaret River Cabernet, Aussie Cabs,
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Leconfield, Coonawarra 2010

Leconfield, Coonawarra 2010
Decanter average score: 17.25pts/20 (90+/100pts)
Individual judges’ scores:  RJ 16.5 PM 17.5 AR 17.5
Exotic, flashy nose, peppery oak and opulent dark cherry and chocolate notes. Powerfully muscular and youthful palate – lovely texture with flavours of sweet redcurrant jelly, dried herbs and a lovely creamy finish. Evolving well.
Price £17.99 Forth Wines
Drink 2012–2025
Alc 14.5%

Judges: Roger Jones, Pierre Mansour and Anthony Rose