James Suckling is one of today’s leading wine critics, whose views are read and respected by wine lovers, serious wine collectors, and the wine trade worldwide. Nick Stock is one of Australia’s most prolific wine commentators whose involvements in wine stretches will beyond writing, to radio and television broadcasting, wine show judging, public speaking, educating and winemaking. The Margaret River Tasting Report can be found on JamesSuckling.com
2012 Streicker Ironstone Block Old Vine Chardonnay – 94/100
"Here is a chardonnay that delivers lots of depth and intensity. Full-bodied, layered and gorgeous. Super wine. Great vintage."
2013 Clairault Cellar Release Cabernet Sauvignon Cabernet Franc – 94/100
"A very plush, ripe and dense wine with terrific freshness on the nose and palate; pure and juicy, full of sapid appeal. The dark cherry flavors are super pure; blue plums too. Attractive oak treatment and a long, rich finish. Great wine. Drinking well already and for 8+ years."
2013 Clairault Margaret River Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot – 92/100
"Lots of earth, spice and meat aromas and flavors. Full body, velvety tannins and a savory finish. Drink now."
2013 Streicker Bridgeland Block Sauvignon Blanc Semillon – 91/100
"A white with plenty of sliced lemon and lime aromas and flavors. An earthy undertone. Full body, bright acidity and a long and intense finish. Lots of character."
2015 Clairault Margaret River Sauvignon Blanc Semillon – 91/100
"A white with sliced apple and pear aromas and flavors. Full body, bright acidity and a clean aftertaste. Tangy. Showing hints of grass and green apple skin on the finish."