Leeuwin Estate Art Series Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Leeuwin Estate Art Series Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Margaret River, Western Australia   |    750ml   |    13.5%
Long considered one of the shining lights of the Margaret River region, the overall quality of wine being produced at Leeuwin Estate is at a seemingly all-time high.

This 2016 Leeuwin Estate Art Series Cabernet Sauvignon is another top-line example of Margaret River Cabernet, displaying vibrant fruit flavours blueberries, blackcurrant, dark cherries along with some bay leaf, anise and roast coffee. A wine of immense quality and character, worthy of a place in any cellar.

Reviews of the 2015 vintage included below;

"The Horgan family, who founded Leeuwin Estate in 1974, are famous for not doing anything by halves. Their Art Series wines represent some of the finest of Margaret River and this is not only outstanding, it offers very decent value when compared with its rivals from Bordeaux. It is a classic Western Australian cabernet with dark currant and berry flavours front and centre of both nose and palate with some tobacco leaf notes and an intense core. There is 97% cabernet and 3% malbec. A wine of style and substance. History suggests this well cellar brilliantly. $70"- Winsor Dobbin, winsorschoice.blogspot.com.

"... a sleek, red-fruited, beauty. It is already in liquid velvet mode with smooth, plummy Cabernet working its magic in the glass. This vintage tastes like they have uprooted the Cabernet vines and dropped them into the Chardonnay vineyards for one vintage only! It is so silky and tempting and this is another wine which echoes the beauty found on its stunning label designed by Helen Eager."- Matthew Jukes, Matthew Jukes 100 Best Australian Wines 2019/20.

Availability: In stock

Only available for purchase in 6 bottle increments.
Leeuwin Estate is a boutique, family owned and operated winery located in the picturesque Margaret River district, 360km south of Perth, Western Australia. One of the icon wineries of Australia, it has earned an international reputation for making wines that rank alongside the world's finest and now exports to over 30 countries.
Western Australia
Margaret River
Deep, dark and black core of fruit centred upon currants, blueberries, dark cherries and cassis. Black cardamom, nutmeg, tobacco, cumin and well-integrated oak surround and support an incredibly rich dense nose.

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