Rated 96Pts by James Halliday and 97Pts by Jeremy Oliver. The 2001 Moss Wood Cabernet Sauvignon is one of the finest releases of this magnificent wine. It is a wine that is highly sought by wine collectors and will cellar for at least another 12 to 15 years. Moss Wood Vineyard is located in Western Australia’s Margaret River which is famous for its cabernet and chardonnay!
The bottle on offer is a screw cap closure and like all wines offered for sale (unless otherwise stated) it is stored in a professional cellar.
The 2001 Moss Wood Cabernet Sauvignon is the best wine made at Moss Wood. The 2001 Moss Wood Cabernet Sauvignon has a very fragrant nose of violets, blackberries and mulberries with some earth and spicy, cedary notes. The palate is deep and densely flavoured, ripe cassis and mulberry, complexed by chocolate and coffee bean characters. The 2001 Moss Wood Cabernet Sauvignon is a powerful wine, opulent and concentrated with ripe tannins on a long.
The Moss Wood Vineyard was established in 1969 and is located in the Margaret River, Western Australia. The first vintage was in 1973 and only 250 cases were made. Moss Wood cabernet is now matured in a combination of new and used French oak for around 24 months. Moss Wood is a producer of fine wine and the Moss Wood Cabernet Sauvignon is one of Australia’s best cabernets, it is up there with Penfolds Bin 707, Cullen Diana Madeline, Mount Mary Quintet and Wynns Coonawarra Cabernet. Moss Wood cabernet is made from fruit grown at the Moss Wood Vineyard, it is a rich and ripe wine with Wilyabrup characters of chocolate, coffee bean, mulberries and cassis. Moss Wood Cabernet Sauvignon contains 4% Cabernet Franc for its cherry like fruit aromas and 4% Petit Verdot for its berry aromas and firmer structure.