Capel Vale Cabernet Sauvignon 2000

Capel Vale's 2000 cabernet had a rather austere nose of restrained oak and black fruits.  The palate was similar, with some acidity present.  Not bad, but perhaps a bit tough going.  82 points.

Price: around $25
Abv: 14%
Margaret River
August 9, 2010


2000 Cabernet? That was going back a fair way! Our first vintage was 1998 from the this vineyard, so we were still perfecting the style. The current release has just won a GOLD at the Decanter World Wine Awards! Oh how far we have come!


Scott, thank you for the context: very much appreciated. I'll definitely look out for your current release cab sav.


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