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2019 Moss Wood Ribbon Vale Cabernet Sauvignon

Margaret River, WA

Tremendous Margaret River Cabernet from Moss Wood's Ribbon Vale property - a wine of silky class.

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This is an elegant cabernet with a fine yet youthful structure.

Gabrielle Poy (The Real Review)

About The Wine

The Ribbon Vale property gives a full-bodied but graceful wine with excellent structure and depth. The cassis-driven fruit has a savoury, earthy edge and real velvety class is evident on the palate.

It's a seductive red, extremely enticing with its dark berry flavours and toasty oakiness. Moss Wood certainly live up to their reputation as masters of Cabernet Sauvignon and it's definitely one to try if you're a lover of this variety.

An absolutely wonderful release, stock up now.

About Moss Wood

Started by the pioneering Bill and Sandra Pannell in 1969, Moss Wood is one of the legendary names in the Australian wine industry, helping establish Margaret River as a world-class wine region.

>Located in the northern sub–region of Wilyabrup, current owners Clare & Keith Mugford have been growing the winery's reputation and range since the mid 1980s. The Cabernet Sauvignon is one of Australia's greatest wines, the Chardonnay is exceptional, and the Ribbon Vale range represents excellent value for Margaret River.

Moss Wood vineyards
Moss Wood vineyards
Margaret River, WA
Additional Info

From The Producer

As always, the fruit for the Ribbon Vale reds was hand-picked and delivered to the winery where it was destemmed and sorted. Cabernet Sauvignon was all put into small, open fermenters, for hand plunging 3 times per day.

This has “smouldering” Cabernet Sauvignon notes in the classic claret style - redcurrant, mulberry and lots of cigar box, cedar and tar. The wine is full-bodied and complex, with redcurrant and mulberry fruit flavours running the full length of the palate and the finish has toasty oak and firm but balance tannins.

Blend : Cabernet Sauvignon (100%)
ABV : 14.00%
Closure : Screw Cap
Drink Until : 2033
Bottle Size : 750ml

Moss Wood vineyard
Moss Wood vineyard
Margaret River, WA
Expert Reviews

Critic Reviews

91Points
The Wine Front

"Nutty, a little honey perfume, red and black fruit, cedar and lemon zest. Medium-bodied, distinct hazelnut and honey thing happening here, and cedar oak, crisp acidity, seaweed and red and black fruit, light grip of furry tannin, mushroom/umami flavours too, and a toasted nut and red fruit finish of good length. Nice wine. Better with a few more years in bottle." - Gary Walsh (The Wine Front)

95Points
The Real Review

"This needs a swirl or two, it's a little shy from the outset. Then suddenly a whirl of roses, black plums and subtle sweet baking spices emerge. The fruit is poised and wonderfully fresh and there's a graceful air to the palate. It flows across the palate with some pleasing amaro tannins guiding the way. This is an elegant cabernet with a fine yet youthful structure. Its full-bodied warming core has years ahead of it." - Gabrielle Poy (The Real Review)

96Points
Halliday Wine Companion

"The 2018 Ribbon Vale Cabernet Sauvignon almost had me falling off my chair it was so good. This is no different. Like the '18, it is silky, sumptuous and very fine: red fruited, floral, spicy and shaped by fine, chalky tannins. It is a superstar, and... a bargain for the quality you receive. If you're a fan of Moss Wood cabernet, this is the wine you should drink while you wait for the MW to come of age." - Erin Larkin (Halliday Wine Companion)

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