Jeni Port - Ten Great Reds
With Shiraz and Riesling being the hero varietals of Best's Great Western, their Cabernet Sauvignon can easily be overlooked. Best's Cabernet regularly delivers one of the finest cool-climate Cabernets in Australia and is a relative bargain given the impeccable pedigree of this wine.
This 2019 Best's Cabernet Sauvignon offers plenty of typical aromas of cassis and blackcurrant that are intertwined with notes of thyme, nutmeg and fresh tobacco leaf. The palate is packed with rich briary fruit flavours, with the fine geometry supple tannins and balancing acidity to give a long finish. A delicious red in its youth, this will undoubtedly cellar beautifully for the next decade.
"Comes fully formed into the world in every respect, and ready to go. So composed and nicely poised with cassis, black olive, plum, well-measured oak and ripe, supple tannins. Hosts a serious density, too, which adds up to one stunning wine for the price. 14.5%"- Jeni Port, Ten Great Reds, Halliday Wine Magazine, August/ September 2021.
"93 Points. Aromas of red currents, blueberries, violets, and cedar sit fresh and lively with some lighter herbal threads. Fine and supple tannins deliver attractively fleshy blueberry and plum flavours. Impressive balance. Drink or hold." - James Suckling, jamessuckling.com.
With beginnings in 1866, Best’s Great Western is home to some of Australia’s oldest and most significant vineyards. Best's have a strong reputation for producing world-class wines for over 148 years in Victoria’s Great Western region.
As one of Australia’s oldest and continuously family owned and operated wineries, Best’s crafts extraordinary and iconic wines of elegance and longevity.
Their flagship wine, the Thomson Family Shiraz has a revered reputation as one of Australia's finest cool-climate Shiraz. While some fantastic value drinking can be found with Bests Bin 1 Shiraz and their Cabernet Sauvignon. Meanwhile, Bests Great Western Riesling sits among Australia's finest Rieslings; delicious upon release it has a proven ability to mature gracefully for 20 years or more.
Owned by just two families since 1866, the Best family who founded the winery and today, their vision lives on through the Thomsons, having purchased the property after Henry Best’s death in 1920.
Payment & Security
Your payment information is processed securely. We do not store credit card details nor have access to your credit card information.