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Thompson Estate Four Chambers Cabernet Shiraz 2017

Special Price $20.00 Regular Price $25.00
Winemaker Paul Dixon believes 2017 was one of the very best vintages he’s seen and the proof is in your glass… this wine is of a quality and depth of flavour you won’t normally find at $25. It is a complex wine offering dark fruits, dark chocolate, tomato leaf, plums, white pepper and violets. This really is a beautiful wine, delicious now and with a minimum of 5 years cellaring potential.
Thompson Estate Four Chambers Cabernet Shiraz
Wine Specs
Region
Margaret River, WA
Vintage
2017
Winery
Thompson Estate
Winemaker
Paul Dixon
Bling
Gold Medal, 92pts Kim Brebach
Alcohol %
14.2
Size
750 mL
Thompson Estate is a relatively small Wilyabrup based Margaret River winery who emphasise quality production. They are rated 5 red stars by James Halliday, have a state of the art winery and an exceptional winemaker in Paul Dixon, who cut his teeth at Vasse Felix before moving to Thompson Estate in 2012. The vineyard is in the process of becoming certified as biodynamic. Whilst younger than other close and celebrated neighbours (think Moss Wood, Cullen, Pierro, Woodlands, Vasse Felix), Thompson Estate is already producing exceptional wines and will no doubt continue to improve.
Margaret River, WA

Region

Margaret River, WA

In terms of production, the Margaret River is a small player in the Australian wine world. ...
In terms of production, the Margaret River is a small player in the Australian wine world. Under 5% of Aussie wine comes from here, but over 20% of it is premium stuff. We're happy to see David beat Goliath in the award show if we keep getting those dry, fruity whites and supple reds. Go west, young man, and taste! History Much of the regions success dates back to the late 1800's when Italian immigrants Albert Credaro, Jimmy Meleri and Domenic Garuccio planted vines to make some of the good old table wines from the Old Country. Some learned gents took a punt on commercial production in the late 1960's, with the recommendation of the very learned Dr. ... Read Full Article
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Thompson Estate

Winery

Thompson Estate

Thompson Estate is a Margaret River winery based in the dress circle sub&nb ...
Thompson Estate is a Margaret River winery based in the dress circle sub region of Wilyabrup along with Moss Wood, Cullen, Woodlands, Pierro, Fraser Gallop, Gralyn and Vasse Felix.  Like their cohorts, Thompson Estate makes exceptional wines. Read Full Article
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Thompson Estate
Thompson Estate

Thompson Estate is a Margaret River winery based in the dress circle sub region of Wilyabrup along with Moss Wood, Cullen, Woodlands, Pierro, Fraser Gallop, Gralyn and Vasse Felix Like their cohorts, Thompson Estate makes exceptional wines.

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In terms of production, the Margaret River is a small player in the Australian wine world. Under 5% of Aussie wine comes from here, but over 20% of it is premium stuff. We're happy to see David beat Goliath in the award show if we keep getting those dry, fruity whites and supple reds. Go west, young man, and taste!

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Much of the regions success dates back to the late 1800's when Italian immigrants Albert Credaro, Jimmy Meleri and Domenic Garuccio planted vines to make some of the good old table wines from the Old Country. Some learned gents took a punt on commercial production in the late 1960's, with the recommendation of the very learned Dr. John Gladstone in mind. The Doc pointed out the Margaret River region cool climate would give growers a fine yield of fruit to work with. Too right he was!

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