Evoi Margaret River The Satyr Reserve 2013

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This is Nigel’s favourite wine - and it’s a real treat to taste an aged red blend from this amazing wine region.

Margaret River is very similar to Bordeaux - the cooling influences from the ocean, and its ancient gravelly soils. And Nigel gets his grapes from the best area in the region - Willyabrup - where the raw material is just a dream to work with.

And this is a classic Left Bank blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot and Malbec. Nigel wanted to make a red that surprised people, rather than just a straight up Cab.

The wine is built to age - the 20% of Petit Verdot in the blend gives it florals and freshness which turns to tobacco and cigar box as it ages. And then he puts in 10% of Malbec to give a punch of fruit and juiciness.

Despite it being 8 years now, the wine is still dark and youthful, so it easily has another 12-15 years in the tank.

But why wait, as it tastes gloriously smooth, complex and mellow now… a divine red from a supremely talented winemaker.

Type

Red

Grape(s)

70% Cabernet Sauvignon 20% Petit Verdot 10% Malbec

Country

Australia

Region of origin

Margaret River

Appellation

Willyabrup

Vintage

2013

Alcohol %

14.5

Oak?

Yes

Months in Oak

18 months

Type of Oak

Blend of new to 3 year old French Barriques

Allergens (e.g. Milk, Egg, Fish, Nuts)

Egg

Average age of vines

30 years

Average altitude of vines (m)

Soil type(s)

Very rocky and gravelly loam

Closure Type

Screw Cap

Is this wine organic?

No

Biodynamic?

No

Sustainably produced?

Yes

Suitable for vegans?

No

Ageing potential (years)

30 years

Ideal drinking window (e.g. 2022-2030)

2021-2040

Nigel’s a one-man-band, having started with two barrels of Chardonnay in his garage in 2007 and grown steadily since.

 

Read more about Nigel

Slow cooked lamb Osso Bucco with hearty vegetables.

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Sean Jackson (Dublin)
An exceptional wine; well rounded and good value.

My small stock disappeared over Christmas but was much appreciated by our guests.

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