Margaret River Wine Region

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Margaret River
Latitude 33˚57'S
Altitude 40m
Growing Season Rainfall 200mm
Mean January Temperature 20.4˚C
Harvest End February to mid April
Wineries 184
Website www.margaretriver.com
Principle Grape Varieties Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc

About Margaret River

The striking coastal region of Margaret River is Western Australia’s leading wine and tourism destination. Celebrated for premium cabernet sauvignon, chardonnay and semillon sauvignon blanc blends, it punches well above its weight on the internati...

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The striking coastal region of Margaret River is Western Australia’s leading wine and tourism destination. Celebrated for premium cabernet sauvignon, chardonnay and semillon sauvignon blanc blends, it punches well above its weight on the international stage. The region is renowned for benchmark Australian chardonnay styles that are rich and complex with underlying acid drive. High quality cabernet sauvignon is dense and varietal with powerful structure and firm gravelly tannins. It is often paired with merlot to make a traditional regional style. Herbaceous aromatics and fresh lemongrass flavour are typical of vivacious SSB blends. Other varieties include shiraz and chenin blanc, which plays a part in the classic white blend. Names like Leeuwin Estate, Cullen, Moss Wood and Vasse Felix are synonymous with Margaret River.

The first significant vineyards were established in Margaret River in 1967 under the guidance of researcher Dr John Gladstones. The young and innovative region now boasts over 5,500 ha of vine. It is located 270km south of Perth, stretching for 90km along the coast between Cape Naturaliste and Cape Leeuwin. The Mediterranean climate is heavily influenced by the cooling maritime effect of the Indian and Southern Oceans. Margaret River can be divided into six main districts: Yallingup, Wilyabrup, Treeton, Carbunup, Wallcliffe and Karridale. The region sits on an undulating ridge of gravelly and sandy loams over granite and gneissic rock. The landscape is home to giant karri tree forests with jarrah, banksia, peppermint and yukka scattered amongst the natural scrub. An extensive network of underground caves lies beneath the soil.

The Leeuwin-Naturaliste National Park features stunning coastal vistas, pristine sandy beaches and rocky headlands. World famous surfing breaks make the Margaret River Pro one of the most prestigious tournaments on the international circuit.

[Yallingup] – Place of Love, Aboriginal word

[Karri] – Eucalyptus, Aboriginal word

Watch Stuart MacGill uncork the Margaret River

Vintage Ratings

1996
8
GREAT
8
GREAT
1997
8
GREAT
6
GOOD
1998
7
VERY GOOD
7
VERY GOOD
1999
10
OUTSTANDING
8
GREAT
2000
9
EXCELLENT
8
GREAT
2001
8
GREAT
8
GREAT
2002
8
GREAT
8
GREAT
2003
8
GREAT
8
GREAT
2004
9
EXCELLENT
8
GREAT
2005
9
EXCELLENT
9
EXCELLENT
2006
7
VERY GOOD
9
EXCELLENT
2007
8
GREAT
8
GREAT
2008
9
EXCELLENT
9
EXCELLENT
2009
9
EXCELLENT
9
EXCELLENT
2010
9
EXCELLENT
8
GREAT
2011
9
EXCELLENT
8
GREAT
2012
N/A
No Data
N/A
No Data
2013
N/A
No Data
N/A
No Data
2014
N/A
No Data
N/A
No Data

Wine Vintage

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Wineries

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2012 Capel Vale Regional Series Margaret River Chardonnay

Margaret River chardonnay needs no introduction. It's renown globally, and this one is at a great price for such a premium region. Aromas of grapef...

Winery: Capel Vale | Region: Margaret River| Cracka Rating: 4.0/5
RRP: $24.95 | OUR PRICE : $19.99
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2012 Killerby Chardonnay

Fruit and texture are the stars of the show with this sexy chardy out of Margaret River. It's a creamy, lush and citrusy style of wine that shows s...

Winery: Killerby Vineyards | Region: Margaret River| Cracka Rating: 4.0/5
RRP: $30.00 | OUR PRICE : $25.99
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2012 Happs Preservative Free Red

The Happs make quality wines out of the Margaret River region but have appealed to an even greater audience with this preservative free red blend. ...

Winery: Happs and Three Hills | Region: Margaret River| Cracka Rating: 4.0/5
RRP: $23.99 | OUR PRICE : $18.99
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2011 Xanadu Cabernet Sauvignon

In the Margaret River Cabernet Sauvignon rules supreme as the grape of choice for many winemakers, whether as a straight varietal or blended. The ...

Winery: Xanadu | Region: Margaret River| Cracka Rating: 4.5/5
RRP: $37.99 | OUR PRICE : $29.99
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2011 Robert Oatley Finisterre Margaret River Chardonnay

Complex and restrained. Roasted nuts and nougat. Underlying citrus blossom. Ample texture. Long fine acidity.  Winemaking: Whole bunch pressed ...

RRP: $36.95 | OUR PRICE : $28.99
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2012 Cape Mentelle Trinders Cabernet Merlot

For what you get in the bottle, this offering from Cape Mentelle is excellent value. Inspired by the wines of Bordeaux, it's a medium to fuller-bod...

Winery: Cape Mentelle | Region: Margaret River| Cracka Rating: 5/5
RRP: $35.00 | OUR PRICE : $26.99
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2013 Howling Wolves Chardonnay

According to the folklore of Howling wolves you’re always guaranteed to enjoy premium quality wines and never howl at the price. This is a top notc...

Winery: Howling Wolves | Region: Margaret River| Cracka Rating: 4.0/5
RRP: $17.50 | OUR PRICE : $15.50
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2010 Juniper Estate Cabernet Sauvignon

Juniper Estate is something of a forgotten producer in Margaret River, of a smaller size and without the impact of some more famous names. Yet the ...

Winery: Juniper Estate | Region: Margaret River| Cracka Rating: 5/5
RRP: $50.00 | OUR PRICE : $39.99
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2010 Juniper Estate Shiraz

Lovers of rich shirazes with a lick of oak will go bonkers for this offering from Juniper Estate. It was an awesome year in the Margs, and this win...

Winery: Juniper Estate | Region: Margaret River| Cracka Rating: 4.0/5
RRP: $39.95 | OUR PRICE : $28.99 (27% OFF)
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2012 Cape Mentelle Chardonnay

Cape Mentelle are without a doubt one of the best performing Margaret River wineries of recent years, racking up an enviable reputation for consist...

Winery: Cape Mentelle | Region: Margaret River| Cracka Rating: 4.5/5
RRP: $48.00 | OUR PRICE : $34.99 (27% OFF)
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2012 Aravina Estate Shiraz Tempranillo

Appearance: Deep crimson red.  Nose: The wine exhibits rich aromas of ripe cherry, violets, dark chocolate and liquorice with underlying sweet ...

RRP: $18.00 | OUR PRICE : $15.99
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2013 Dunsborough Hills Chardonnay

It’s hard with so much good Chardonnay on the market to say something unique about this brilliant white from near the Margaret River. What we can t...

Winery: Dunsborough Hills | Region: Margaret River| Cracka Rating: 4.5/5
RRP: $18.95 | OUR PRICE : $15.50
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2012 Howling Wolves Cabernet Sauvignon

Howling Wolves could be the name of some B grade horror movie and if you check out the irreverent website of this Margaret River winery it’s pays h...

Winery: Howling Wolves | Region: Margaret River| Cracka Rating: 4.0/5
RRP: $17.50 | OUR PRICE : $15.50
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2012 Howling Wolves Small Batch Chardonnay

You’ll be howling if you miss out on this exceptional wine from The Howling Wolf wine company. The small batch refers to a side project that sees t...

Winery: Howling Wolves | Region: Margaret River| Cracka Rating: 3.5/5
RRP: $29.95 | OUR PRICE : $24.99
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2013 Xanadu Sauvignon Blanc Semillon

Xanadu has always of making wines that are full of lively fruit characters showing depth and precision but always allowing the personality of the r...

Winery: Xanadu | Region: Margaret River| Cracka Rating: 4.5/5
RRP: $26.99 | OUR PRICE : $21.99
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2011 Forester Estate Cabernet Sauvignon

Margaret River and Cabernet are as harmonious a pairing as Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers and this variety continues to find an audience of appreci...

Winery: Forester Estate | Region: Margaret River| Cracka Rating: 4.0/5
RRP: $38.00 | OUR PRICE : $28.99
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2012 Fraser Gallop Estate Parterre Chardonnay

Sometimes we wonder why Chardonnay has taken a back seat in the popularity stakes when tasting a wine like this. It’s got everything we love about ...

Winery: Fraser Gallop Estate | Region: Margaret River| Cracka Rating: 4.5/5
RRP: $34.99 | OUR PRICE : $29.99
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2011 Forester Estate Shiraz

It's an interesting beast is Margaret River Shiraz, the wines built more herbal, more savoury and genuinely less masculine than their equivalents f...

Winery: Forester Estate | Region: Margaret River| Cracka Rating: 4.5/5
RRP: $22.00 | OUR PRICE : $18.99
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2013 Higher Plane South by Southwest Sauvignon Blanc Semillon

The 2013 SSB is a delicately poised, yet round and generous expression of one of the region’s best known white blends. Light to medium bodied but w...

Winery: Higher Plane | Region: Margaret River
RRP: $24.99 | OUR PRICE : $20.50
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2012 Redgate Bin 588 Blend

Wineries are always going on about bins yet they are not talking about rubbish, but the vessels that store their wines. This Bin labelled 588 conta...

Winery: Redgate | Region: Margaret River| Cracka Rating: 4.0/5
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