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2015 Voyager Estate Cabernet Sauvignon

2015 Voyager Estate Cabernet Sauvignon

96 Points James Halliday
2015 Voyager Estate Cabernet Sauvignon
96 Points James Halliday

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A impressive Cabernet from this premium Margaret river producer. Voyager are renowned in part for their Cabernet-based wines, which benefit from the moderating influences of the surrounding seas to produce a relatively Bordeaux-like effect. The result is a red of fine structure and complex depth wrapped in slow-ripened, nuanced fruit and mineral flavours. A serious glass to decant now or age a decade or so. Grab this before it goes.

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$69.99 in mixed 6+ or $77.99 per bottle

Overview

Grape

Cabernet Sauvignon

Its Origins

Voyager Estate is a premium producer in Margaret River, Western Australia. The late mining magnate Michael Wright pursued several avenues of business and agriculture before setting his sights on owning a vineyard and winery. It was thus an easy decision when he was able to buy what was then called Freycinet Estate from founder and leading viticulturist Peter Gherardi in 1991. Peter had established the vineyard in '78, and it was significantly expanded by Michael over the ensuing years. Apart from the Cape Dutch- style tasting room and vast rose garden, the signpost for the estate is the massive Australian flag pole - after Parliament House in Canberra, the largest flag pole in Australia. Michael's daughter, Alexandra Burt, has been at the helm of Voyager Estate for many years, supported by general manager Chris Furtado and a long-serving and committed staff.

What The Critics Say

96/100 Halliday's Wine Companion, Campbell Mattinson

"50% new French oak. It's as much about texture and length as it is about flavour, though there's certainly no shortage of the latter. It tastes of dark chocolate and coffee, blackcurrant and black licorice, with gum leaf notes adding lift. Tannin. We need to talk about tannin. It's so fine and yet so firm in this wine; it's like a wise old cope, perfect in its under-zealous application of the law. What we have here is a wine perfectly positioned to age magnificently." Drink by 2044

Stats & Food Matching

  • Variety

    Cabernet Sauvignon

  • Colour

    Red

  • Region

    Margaret River

  • Closure

    Cap

  • Volume

    750ml

  • Alcohol

    14.00%

  • Maturity

    2020 - 2044

This Wine Goes Well With

with BEEF
with GAME
with LAMB

Taste

4

Delivery & Returns

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If for any reason you are not entirely happy with your order or you suspect that they may be affected by a quality issue, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will remedy the problem straight away. Contact us on 0800 422 767.

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