Is 2008 Margaret River’s finest season ever? Never has a season produce cabernet of such precision. Only 2009 may challenge the throne. Xanadu is a wine for the long-haul, with a sensational core of blackcurrant and tobacco, overlaid with Bordeaux-lookalike seaspray and enticing savoury complexity.
By Tyson Stelzer
12 Oct 2011
Tyson Stelzer is a multi-award winning wine writer, television host and producer and international speaker. He was named The International Wine & Spirit Communicator of the Year, The Australian Wine Communicator of the Year and The International Champagne Writer of the Year. He is the author and publisher of seventeen wine books, the chief editor of the Halliday Wine Companion, contributor to many wine magazines, a frequent judge and chair at Australian wine shows and a presenter at wine events in 12 countries. TysonStelzer.com is your link to wine recommendations, book sales, tours and events.