A deep garnet red wine with aromas of blackcurrant, dark cherry and cinnamon. The intense flavours are infused with plum, prune and chocolate.The wine has silky tannins, excellent length and a balanced finish complimented by twelve months in French and American oak barrels. Longevity 25+ years
"Exceptional Margaret River Cabernet at great value, this is rare!"
Sunday Times Wine Magazine
"Carbunup Crest consistently produces high
quality wines that are of great value. The reds
are brimming with ripe fruit, varietal character
and clever winemaking."
Australian Wine Companion
"The nations best value, premium reds."
Melbourne Age Uncorked Wine Guide
"You will be hard pressed to find better value in Margaret River than the reds from these guys. They are jam-packed full of ripe fruit with the oak and tannins harmonious throughout."
"A high quality winery producing powerful
reds at very reasonable prices."
"Impressive vineyard in the upper reaches of the Wilyabrup Valley.They are carving a reputation of producing quality wines at reasonable prices,
consistently being medal winners at local and national shows."
Ray Jordan's Guide to Wine.
2004 / 05.
Bronze 2005 Sheraton Wine Show
Bronze 2005 Perth Royal Wine Show
Bronze 2005 Stanthorpe Wine Show - QLD
Bronze 2005 Canberra National Wine Show
Bronze 2005 Margaret River Wine Show
Bronze 2006 Rutherglen Wine Show
Bronze 2006 MT Barker State Wine Show
Bronze 2006 Stanthorpe Wine Show - QLD
3 stars 2006 Winestate National Tasting Jul/Aug Ed.
4 1/2stars 2006 Winestate South West Aust. Jul/Aug Ed.
4 stars 2006 Winestate National Awards Jan 07 Ed.
4 1/2stars 2006 Winastate National Annual Awards Jan 07 Ed.
A deep garnet red wine with aromas of blackcurrant, dark cherry and cinnamon. The intense flavours are infused with plum, prune and chocolate.The wine has silky tannins, excellent length and a balanced finish complimented by twelve months in French and American oak barrels.
64% Cabernet Sauvignon
2% Cabernet Franc.
13.8% Alc v/v
T SO2 - 72ppm
F SO2 - 29ppm.