2020 South By South West Miscela

Margaret River & Geograph, WA

A unique blend of regions, varieties and vintages in a savoury, spicy WA red.


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Categories: Women in Wine

About The Wine

Here's a twist on the classic Cabernet blend from Margaret River.

Instead of making Cabernet Sauvignon the focal point for the wine, Mij and Liv opted to base the blend around a parcel of spicy, savoury Tempranillo from the 2018 vintage. Around that framework, they blended portions of Cabernet Franc, Malbec and Cabernet Sauvignon from the 2019 and 2020 vintages.

The Tempranillo brings plenty of spiced notes and structure, the fresher, younger Cabernets and Malbec bring some jubey fruits and some softness. It's a lovely, easy-drinking, medium-bodied red. And it's a little left of centre.

About South by Southwest

Founded by two wine adventurers, Mijan Patterson and Livia Maiorana, South by South West is a contemporary, meandering négociant working in an age-old profession.

In addition to their own organically farmed Wallcliffe vineyard, fruit is sourced independently from a loyal network of pioneering growers - the results are small batches of unique and ever-changing styles, varietals, and blends that highlight the charm of the south west region.


Winemakers Mijan Patterson and Livia Maiorana
Winemakers Mijan Patterson and Livia Maiorana
Margaret River, WA
Additional Info

From The Producer

A magical blend (‘miscela’ in Italian) of vintages, regions and varietals. This is our take on a red blend, and made up of Tempranillo, Cabernet Franc, Malbec and Cabernet Sauvignon. This multi varietal, multi regional, and multi vintage wine is a combination of warmer climate Geographe & Margaret River fruit, and spans 2018, 2019 & 2020 vintages. We wanted to present a food focused, savoury wine with some moreish dusty tannins.

Blend : Tempranillo, Cabernet Franc, Malbec, Cabernet Sauvignon
ABV : 13.8%
Closure : Screw Cap
Drink Until : 2024
Bottle Size : 750ml

Picking grapes
Picking grapes
Margaret River, WA
Expert Reviews

Critic Reviews

DDS review

"In a glass the wine presents with vibrant purple and red, with lively and aromatic with spicy cherry briar aromas. Our ‘Miscela’ is a fruit-driven mouth-feel wine, balanced by beautiful dusty tannins you would expect from the predominant Spanish varietal. A hint of spicy plum reaches the mid palate, with a savoury and earthy flavour and noticeable grip on the finish. In three words – savoury, earthy and balanced." - South by Southwest


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