Wine Of The Week

Mr Riggs Outpost Cabernet Sauvignon, Coonawarra 2012 $22-$29 Value: very good


A stand-out cabernet at this price, with deep red-purple colour and lovely balance of fruit and oak, good ripeness; intense and fleshy on the palate with density and persistence. It will age superbly. Best 2016-2034. 14.5 per cent alcohol. 92/100 – Huon’s Wine 360

Food: roast leg of lamb

Stockists: Cellarbrations Brighton, Melbourne; Mr Liquor Potts Point, Sydney

Ranked #4 of 22 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon tasted from Coonawarra

Price Benchmark: $49.43
Avg 92pt 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon tasted from Australia

Winery Rating: 92.4
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