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Xanadu Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 Wine Review

Xanadu Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

Xanadu Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

Margaret River, Western Australia, Australia

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $39.95

Drink: 2018-2022

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Xanadu

Agent: Hobbs & Co.

Natalie's Score: 90/100

This robust Australian red wine is a blend of 89% cabernet sauvignon, 6% Malbec and 5% petit Verdot grapes. Small lots of these grapes were fermented together and then spent 4 weeks on the grape skins to impart extra colour, flavour and depth to the wine. The wine was matured for 14 months in French oak barriques, of which 40% was new. A full-bodied Australian red wine with aromas of blackcurrant, cassis and wild blackberry all wrapped in toasty oak. Pair with roast beef.

Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: grilled lamb chops, Asian chicken salad, pork tenderloin, hodge-podge.

Best Beef Wine

This Xanadu Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 was reviewed on March 17, 2018 by Natalie MacLean

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Jane Staples - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Aromatic nose with ripe mulberry, blackcurrant and plum, enhanced on the palate by touches of mint, forest floor and vanilla. Ripe rather than tart fruit flavours. Smooth and velvety to the finish. Aged 14 mos in French oak. Classic match for beef dishes.
Tasted March 2018
Xanadu 2013 is a full-bodied, mostly Cabernet Sauvignon with Malbec and Petit Verdot red from the Margaret River wine region in Western Australia. Small lots of these grapes were fermented together and then spent four weeks on the grape skins to impart extra colour, flavour and depth to the wine. The wine was matured for 14 months in French oak barriques, of which 40% was new. - Community Wine Reviews

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