Robert Oatley Signature Cabernet Sauvignon 2012
Cabernet Sauvignon from Margaret River, Australia
A full-flavored yet finely structured Cabernet of great appeal: black berries, dried leaves and fine gravelly tannin, reflect an outstanding year.
Australian Wine Companion - "Good hue and depth; the bouquet and palate sing from the same page, bringing black fruits, dried sage, black olive and oak together, and then laying a carpet of fine tannins underneath"
Wine & Spirits - "2012 Robert Oatley Margaret River Signature Series Cabernet Sauvignon (Best Buy) This gentle cabernet is long on elegance and herbal spice. It offers a rich texture without tannic overload, its foresty fruit ranging from red cherry to boysenberry. A coastal cabernet for venison or other lean meats."
International Wine Cellar - "Vivid ruby. Pungent scents of fresh cherry, blackcurrant and pipe tobacco, with a smoky nuance coming up with aeration. On the palate, gently sweet dark fruit flavors are sharpened by juicy acidity and a jolt of peppery spices. Tightly focused and energetic on the smoke-tinged finish, which features supple tannins and repeating spiciness."
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Robert Oatley Winery
Famed Australian Vintners, Bob and Sandy Oatley, founders of Rosemount Estate, began their next wine venture to pay homage to the many terrific regions of Australia and the grapes most suited to the terroir.
Wherever he makes wine, Bob Oatley's underlying philosophy is to find the right vineyard with the right soil and match it to the right variety.
With the guidance of winemaker, Larry Cherubino, Robert Oatley Vineyards shares the expression of regions, such as Margaret River, McLaren Vale, Yarra Valley, Great Southern and Central Ranges. View all Robert Oatley Wines
About Margaret RiverView a map of Margaret River wineries Cabernet Sauvignon & Merlot. Other varieties that have found results are Chardonnay & Riesling.
About AustraliaLike the United States, which is about the same size, Australia's winemaking regions are huddled into one or two pockets of the country. The state of South Australia, which produces about 60% of the country's wine, also has the most wineries and sub-regions, including McLaren Vale, Clare Valley, Coonawarra and Barossa Valley. New South Wales is home to the Hunter Valley, while the smaller, southern state of Victoria is best known for theYarra Valley. Head way west to the very large state of Western Australia and you'll find the tiny region of Margaret River at the southern tip.
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4 ratings, 1 with reviewbarbarakCR - Castle Rock, CO311/30/2014
Tannins and spiciness a little overwhelming. Nice bouquet. Not my favorite cab. It's ok....James Milicia - Westfield Center, OH311/14/2014411/10/2014rhia20 - Portland, OR59/19/2014Related ProductsBordeaux style Cabernet blend from the southeastern foothills of Mount George, which also features Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Petite Verdot. ...
- Earth & Spicy
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- Italian foods
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Wine Style Guide
Light & Fruity
- Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.
Smooth & Supple
- Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.
Earthy & Spicy
- Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.
Big & Bold
- Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.
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