Some great Western Australian Cabernets
14 Aug 2002 by JR
I firmly believe that south west Australia is one of the world's relatively few places where Cabernet Sauvignon can make seriously great wine - along with selected sites in Napa, Sonoma, Columbia Valley, Bolgheri, maybe Maipo, and the MeAdoc and Graves of course. Where have I missed out? The most obvious nucleus of fine Cabernet terroir is in Willyabrup, the original centre of Margaret River on whose well-rained gravels so many of the first vineyards cluster. Decanter magazine held what they called a Great Australian Fine Wine Encounter earlier this year and I somehow...

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