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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Fraser Gallop, Parterre, Wilyabrup, Margaret River 2010

Fraser Gallop, Parterre, Wilyabrup, Margaret River 2010
Decanter average score: 18pts/20 (93/100pts)
Individual judges’ scores: RJ 18 PM 17.5 AR 18.5
Elegant, sophisticated nose, pretty and pure. Rich and powerful palate with intense tannins and savoury spices. Very well balanced overall with an almost saline mineral acidity. Promises a great future.
Price £32.99 Berkmann Wine Cellars, Markinch Wine Gallery, Wine Direct, Wine Library
Drink 2013–2040
Alc 14%

Judges: Roger Jones, Pierre Mansour and Anthony Rose