Coonawarra and Margaret River Cabernet: panel tasting results (2013)
Sandalford, Estate Reserve, Margaret River 2009
Decanter average score: 17pts/20 (90/100pts)
Individual judges’ scores: RJ 17 PM 16.5 AR 17.5
Astonishingly minty eucalyptus nose with wild berries. Full, intense, flavourome palate of eucalypt, mint, sage and rosemary. Lots of garrigue character. Velvety, ripe tannins and powerful, sensuous mouthfeel. Very impressive and lingering.
Price £29 The Wine Society
Judges: Roger Jones, Pierre Mansour and Anthony Rose