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Evans-and-Tate-Metricup-Rd-Cab-Merlot-2013Evans & Tate Metricup Road Cabernet Merlot 2013, Margaret River, AUD $24

A cabernet merlot typical of the region, with deep youthful colour, aromas of blackcurrant, spices and herbs, and generous but nicely integrated oak. Intense, smooth and poised, harmonious and long on the palate. (Screwcap)

Score: 93 ★★★★½ – view on HuonHooke.com

Alcohol: 14%

Ageing: Drink now to 13 years.

Food: Boeuf en daube

Stockists: Evans & Tate Wines; Jim’s Cellars (NSW); Dan Murphy’s and Vintage Cellars (Vic & NSW)

Ranked #2 of 26 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon Blend tasted from Margaret River

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