Leeuwin Estate Margaret River Cabernet Sauvignon 1987

Cabernet Sauvignon from Margaret River, Australia

$33.49 $31.49
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Item No. 30203
  • red wine
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 1996
  • W&S87

Winemaker's Notes

Deep ruby color with a dense center. The nose shows lifted dark berry fruits complemented by a touch of French oak aromas. There is a fine complex of these flavors nicely knitted together in the bouquet. The palate is soft but with genuinely rich fruit depth and balanced tannin. The wine says 'drink me now' but the body and linger on the finish at this stage show that it will be enhanced by up to 5 years cellaring. Great with steak or venison.

Alcohol: 14.0% volume

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After an extensive search in 1972 to identify the most suitable Australian area for the production of premium varietal wines, Robert Mondavi singled out a small plot of land in the Margaret River region. At the time a cattle farm, Leeuwin Esate evolved under the direction of owners Denis and Tricia Horgan, with Mondavi acting as a consultant and mentor. The initial vineyards were...

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Learn About Margaret River

Located in the southwest area of Western Australia, the country's largest state, Margaret River wine growing region is on a peninsula jutting out into the Indian Ocean. The climate is reminiscent of Bordeaux in some ways, leading many winemakers to plant grapes of that nature, such as Cabernet Sauvignon & Merlot. Other varieties that have found results are Chardonnay & Riesling.

Learn About Cabernet Sauvignon

(cab-uhr-NAY sow-veeh-yawn) King of Red Many refer to Cabernet Sauvignon as the king of red grapes. Perhaps that title is due to its ability to grow worldwide in a number of climates, or to the fact that it produces wine with such character yet such diversity. Either way, this grape is responsible, as a whole or a partner, for some of the greatest wines in the world. In Bordeaux,...

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