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Red all about it, down under
3 Apr 2012 by Richard Hemming
While Julia was concentrating on Western Australia freshness and finesse  at the London Australia Day tasting, I meandered more randomly around the tasting tables, and ended up amassing notes on 43 assorted reds from across six states, including some rare sightings from Queensland. One table presented a blind tasting of 16 Cabernet Sauvignons, showing good evidence of regionality - eucalyptus notes in Coonawarra, herbaceousness in Margaret River and jamminess in McLaren Vale. Which pleases my inner MW student no end. Special mention also to Wakefield - known in Australia as Taylor's. This producer is a new favourite of mine for...

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