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2015 Juniper Estate Single Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon

Margaret River, WA

One of the best releases of this label in recent memory. 98 points, "An utterly exceptional cabernet..." - James Halliday (Halliday Wine Companion)

$55.00

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An utterly exceptional cabernet...

James Halliday (Halliday Wine Companion)

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
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From The Producer

This single vineyard wine is made from our dry grown Wilyabrup Cabernet Sauvignon planted in 1973, picked in a number of small batches and carefully crafted to make the best Cabernet possible. Small quantities of other complementary varieties are trialled during the final blending to further add to the depth and complexity of the Cabernet Sauvignon. Elegant structure, complexity, depth of quality fruit, balance and longevity are the key goals.

Blend : Cabernet Sauvignon (90%), Cabernet Franc (5%), Malbec (5%)
ABV : 13.5%
Closure : Screw cap
Drink Until : 2034
Bottle Size : 750ml

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98Points
Halliday Wine Companion

"This estate block was planted in '73. The wine includes 5.5% petit verdot, 3.5% malbec and 3% merlot, all hand-picked, up to 36 days on skins, matured for 18 months in French barriques (50% new). An utterly exceptional cabernet, as intense as it is elegant with great mouthfeel ex superfine tannins. It's the lightness and brightness that are the candles on the cake." - James Halliday (Halliday Wine Companion)

95Points
James Suckling

"An exceptionally defined and concentrated wine with deeply ripe, cabernet black cherries and plums with roasting herbs and a tarry edge. The palate has majestically strong and rich tannins with black-cherry and dark-chocolate flavours, holding the long finish. A blend of 92% cabernet sauvignon, 3.9% petit verdot, 2.5% malbec and 1.6% cabernet franc. Drink now. Screw cap" - James Suckling

96Points
The Wine Front

"It’s cooler, tighter, and more controlled than some recent vintages, and none the worse for it. Dense wine of traction and intensity, dark cherry, blackcurrant, aniseed, seaweed, dark chocolate, dried herbs, and baking spices. It’s fresh, almost chalky tannin of wide grain and grip, fruit sweetness with tobacco savoury things happening. Finish is long, tannic and firm. It has energy and concentration. Cellaring potential is high." - Gary Walsh (The Wine Front)

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Brilliant Cab Sav

Superb wine from Juniper. Got to stock up some more.

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