A good solid wine showing why Margaret River produces consistently good Cabernet.

NOSE: Violet, raspberry, cedar, mint and some black olive. Opens up to some sweet fruit, cassis, plum, with green paprika. Fragrant, but showing a little alcohol.

PALATE: Plum, spice, white pepper, cassis, slightly earthy. This is a medium body wine, with grippy tannin and reasonable length. 

WSET:  C:Ruby. N:Clean, Pronounced, Youthful. P:Dry, Medium + acid, Medium + Tannin, Medium + Alc, Medium body, Medium Intensity, Medium Length. Good quality.

DRINK: Now – 2015 

SCORE: 18+/20 

PRICE: $ 31

ALC: 14%

ANOTHER GLASS? Yes, good MR Cabernet.

EAT: Kangaroo with black olive and tomato reduction.

AVAILABILITY: Widely available.

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