Since attending a magnificent Margaret River v Coonawarra tasting a few weeks ago (you can read about it here), the contrasts of these two regions are front of mind.
Hollick The Bard Cabernet Sauvignon 2014, Coonawarra
This wine is more open than many Coonawarras, but its young firm tannins suggest it will close down soon. Blackcurrant and medium bodied in a classic style. Rating: Good
Ring.Bolt Cabernet Sauvignon 2013, Margaret River
This is a lovely left-bank Bordeaux style Margaret River cabernet sauvignon. Aromatics of earth and spice. The palate is full bodied with generous length. Rating: Good