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Leeuwin Estate Cabernet Sauvignon Margaret River Art Series 2011

Member Review by cabwhore:

This wine is possibly one of the best wines that I have ever enjoyed. From two minutes after opening this, it was amazing! Caught vanilla right off the bat with a "little" hint of oak, but becuase this wine is so well made, it works just fine. I also got a smokey taste, almost like liquid smoke. This was very smooth and creamy and I loved it.

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Leeuwin Estate:
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 Estate evolved under the direction of owners Denis and Tricia Horgan, with Mondavi acting as consultant and mentor. The Estate was thrust into the internation... Read more
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 Estate evolved under the direction of owners Denis and Tricia Horgan, with Mondavi acting as consultant and mentor. The Estate was thrust into the international spotlight when Decanter magazine awarded their highest recommendation to the 1980 Art Series Chardonnay. Now under the direction of two generations of the founding family, the Estate is recognized as one of Australia’s leading wine producers and wine tourism pioneers. Featured three times in the prestigious category of “International Winery of the Year” by U.S. Wine & Spirits magazine, Leeuwin Estate wines nconsistently rank alongside the world’s finest. Read less
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Member Reviews for Leeuwin Estate Cabernet Sauvignon Margaret River Art Series

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Snooth User: cabwhore
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5.00 5
Vintage: 2004 06/20/2009

This wine is possibly one of the best wines that I have ever enjoyed. From two minutes after opening this, it was amazing! Caught vanilla right off the bat with a "little" hint of oak, but becuase this wine is so well made, it works just fine. I also got a smokey taste, almost like liquid smoke. This was very smooth and creamy and I loved it.


Snooth User: stish
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3.50 5
Vintage: 2004 06/06/2010

Three and a half glasses


Snooth User: JCfromtheWC
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4.00 5
Vintage: 2000 06/17/2007

Lots of dark fruit. Oak well integrated. Enjoyable, but did not change my world.


External Reviews for Leeuwin Estate Cabernet Sauvignon Margaret River Art Series

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Vintage: 2006 09/29/2011

A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from Western Australia in Australia. 2006 Leeuwin Estate Cabernet Sauvignon Art Series 750ml


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Vintage: 2006 11/08/2011

Deep and dark purple color with a magenta rim. Fresh and vibrant aromas form the core of the bouquet with crunchy fruit notes, sweet earth and subtle hints of soy and mushroom lying underneath. The medium-weighted flavors are clean and focused with a... Chuck Hayward. A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from Western Australia in Australia. 2006 Leeuwin Estate Cabernet Sauvignon Art Series 750ml


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Vintage: 2006 09/30/2011

Firm, focused and full of character, offering mineral-accented plum and currant flavors on an aristocratic frame. Finishes with fine tannins. Best from 2012 through 2016. 800 cases imported. -HS Wine Spectator. A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from Western Australia in Australia. 2006 Leeuwin Estate Cabernet Sauvignon Art Series 750ml


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Vintage: 2005 05/19/2011

86% cabernet sauvignon, 14% malbec. On the nose, enticing and complex aromas develop, offering graphite and stone, mixed with notes of beef marinade, fresh earth and sandalwood, bringing to mind Bordeaux. Reinforcing that impression is the elegantly... Chuck Hayward. A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from Western Australia in Australia. 2005 Leeuwin Estate Cabernet Sauvignon Art Series 750ml


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Vintage: 2004 10/28/2010

Ruby-red color. Opaque ruby. Deep cassis and boysenberry aromas are brightened by zesty minerals and complicated by cured tobacco, licorice and baking spices. Sappy dark berry flavors are firmed by youthful tannins and pick up bitter chocolate and li... Stephen Tanzer's IWC. A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from Western Australia in Australia. 2004 Leeuwin Estate Cabernet Sauvignon Art Series 750ml



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