Leeuwin Estate Red Bordeaux Blend Margaret River Prelude Cabernet Merlot 2005

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This is balanced, fresh and lively, its elegant flavours of gravel, blackcurrant, cranberry and dried herbs matched beautifully to ripe tannins and clear, spicy, cedary French oak. It leaves a flavour of dried oak in your mouth after you've swallowed too

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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

Member Reviews for Leeuwin Estate Red Bordeaux Blend Margaret River Prelude Cabernet Merlot

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Snooth User: JeanieF
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1.00 5
Vintage: 2003 04/05/2009

One glass


Snooth User: john42
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3.50 5
Vintage: 2001 02/26/2009

Three and a half glasses


Snooth User: Balthazar157
8131518
4.00 5
Vintage: 1999 07/30/2008

Four glasses


External Reviews for Leeuwin Estate Red Bordeaux Blend Margaret River Prelude Cabernet Merlot

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Vintage: 2003 12/05/2009

This is balanced, fresh and lively, its elegant flavours of gravel, blackcurrant, cranberry and dried herbs matched beautifully to ripe tannins and clear, spicy, cedary French oak. It leaves a flavour of dried oak in your mouth after you've swallowed too


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Vintage: 2003 08/02/2011

Farbe: schönes Rubinrot; Bouquet: süsse und reife Fruchtaromen, Cassis, würzig, Vanille, Zedernholz, Pfeffer, Tabak, Eukalyptus; Körper: intensiv, dicht, kräftig, würzig, voll, mit gut eingebundenen Tanninen



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