Cabernet Sauvignon from Australia & Chile

Errázuriz Max Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon 2014, Aconcagua Valley, Chile (£14.75 Waitrose, Vino Wines, Hailsham Cellars, Partridges, Village Wines)
Rounded and full but with a herbal freshness, this packs in plump, plummy berry and cassis flavours with a hint of eartniness and a touch of smoky oak, yet manages somehow to be slinky and voluptuous too. S(-)

Robert Oatley Signature Cabernet Sauvignon 2014, Margaret River, Australia (£13.60 The Co-op, Halifax Wine Company, Hailsham Cellars, Islington Wine, The Oxford Wine Company, Cambridge Wine Merchants)
Another sleek Cabernet, here with a touch of mint alongside the fresh blackcurrant fruit, nice texture and a fresh finish with a light herbal (rather than herbaceous) character. S-

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