LEEUWIN ESTATE ART SERIES CABERNET SAUVIGNON 2013

97 points. "A powerful yet elegant cabernet with a very long and distinguished future ahead of it. An outstanding, profound wine." - Huon Hooke, HuonHooke.com.

96 points. "Full body, layered and juicy with loads of fresh fruit and chewy tannins. Sexy, muscular cabernet with tone and focus." - James Suckling, jamessuckling.com.

Dark ruby red with a black core. Vibrant and concentrated fruit aroma of abundant blackcurrant, dark cherries and mulberry. Beneath the lifted aromatics of anise, cocoa, clove, black olive and earthy wild field mushroom provide elegant layers to a highly expressive and complex nose. Structure and fruit weight work harmoniously on the palate, characterized by a dark fruit core of blackcurrant and forest fruits. Savoury spices of dried sage, cassia bark, and tobacco gives subtle texture, and combines with diligent oak integration and a fine acid line. All components arrive to a finish featuring slightly chalky cocoa powder-like tannins.


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