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2013 Juniper Estate Cabernet Sauvignon

Margaret River, WA

Stunning and classic 96 point Cabernet from an outstanding Margaret River producer.

$65.00

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It’s a wine of elegance and power.

Campbell Mattinson (The Wine Front)

About The Wine

Juniper Estate is a benchmark producer in Margaret River.

Acclaimed winemaker Mark Messenger has been crafting the wines of Juniper since 1998. Over the years he has refined their style of Cabernet to the point that it is regularly scored amongst the highest of the region.

A splash of Cabernet Franc and Malbec adds lift and vibrancy, it's a stunning example of Margaret River Cabernet delivered with controlled power and epic ageing potential.

This is a wine that will mature beautifully for decades to come.

Winemaker Mark Messenger
Winemaker Mark Messenger
Margaret River, WA
Expert Reviews

Critic Reviews

96Points
Halliday Wine Companion

"This is an exceptionally good cabernet by whatever standards you choose. It is extremely intense, yet its impact only catches you in a silken web, the tannins – while very much present – are so soft, the aromas and flavours are from another realm. Cedar, violets, spices, bay leaf and – of course – blackcurrant." - James Halliday (Halliday Wine Companion)

95Points
The Wine Front

"Single vineyard. Vines planted 1973. 90% cabernet sauvignon but cabernet franc (5%), malbec (2%), merlot (2%) and petit verdot make contributions. 457 dozen made. Released 4-5 years post harvest. It’s a wine of elegance and power. It marshals the various components and presents them on a polished platter. Blackcurrant, mint, cedarwood, redcurrant and violets. Milk chocolate, just a touch. A fine mesh of tannin, al dente. Beautiful. Textbook." - Campbell Mattinson (The Wine Front)

Additional Info

From The Producer

Variety: Cabernet Sauvignon 90%, Cabernet Franc 5%, Malbec
Region: Margaret River 100%, estate & dry grown, single vineyard
Vintage: 2013
Oak: 18 months in barriques with 50% new French oak
Picking Date: Cabernet hand picked 9, 19 & 25 March & 4 April 2013
Baumé: 13.4 - 14.2 Be°
Ferment: Cold soak for 4 days, mix of hand plunged open fermenters and pumped over closed fermenters. 18 to 33 days on skins. MLF in barrel.
pH: 3.50
TA: 6.3

Blend : Cabernet Sauvignon (90%), Cabernet Franc (5%), Malbec (5%)
ABV : 14.00%
Closure : Screw cap
Drink Until : 2033
Bottle Size : 750ml

Delivery

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FaQs
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