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Landmark TNs - Cabernet Sauvignon and blends
22 Jul 2009 by Julia Harding MW
Choosing 12 wines to represent a fine-wine expression of Cabernet Sauvignon (including Cabernet-dominated blends) in Australia was a very tall order but Robert Mann, former winemaker at Hardy's Chateau Reynella in McLaren Vale and since 2005 at Cape Mentelle in Margaret River, Western Australia, was the man for the job, as he demonstrated on day 3 of the Landmark Australila tutorial . Maybe it's in the genes; he's the grandson of Jack Mann MBE - a legendary innovator of the Australian wine industry and winemaker at Houghton in the Swan Valley from 1930 to 1974. His hobbies include drying hams in the Cape Mentelle cellars. The...

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