Cabernet Sauvignon is the King of the Margaret River wine region.
More than any other varietal it has propelled the region into the consciousness of wine drinkers around the world. Bordeaux is the cradle of Cabernet, but Margaret River is part of a select band of west coast wine regions across the world that excel at Cabernet.
Ask a winemaker or a local here to talk about Cabernet and you should prepare to settle in. We did just that for our Margaret River Makers video series, catching up with some of Australia’s most respected makers of Cabernet. Once we got them talking it was hard to get them to stop. Here’s a taster of what they had to say.