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...
Australian Cabernet, Coonawarra Cabernet, Margaret River Cabernet, Aussie Cabs,
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Reschke, Vitulus, Coonawarra 2008

Reschke, Vitulus, Coonawarra 2008
Decanter average score: 17.25pts/20 (90+/100pts)
Individual judges’ scores: RJ 17 PM 17.5 AR 17
Fragrant, tarry nose with eucalyptus, mulberry and sweet blackberry. Opulent, powerful but elegant and there is a lovely undertone of mocha flavours which linger; just starting to soften and settle into early middle age. Power with elegance.
Price N/A UK
Drink 2012–2020
Alc 14.5%

Judges: Roger Jones, Pierre Mansour and Anthony Rose