Moss Wood

Moss Wood Wilyabrup Semillon 2016 Margaret River, WA.
Alluring bouquet of citrus, peach and  hay with a dried grass layer, a gentle waxy edge, youthful, fresh and varietal. on the palate - crisp, fresh, varietal, fruity with a distinctive texture and palate appeal; loads of acidity accentuate the varietal signature and adds to the length - which is long and consistent. Great balance - drinking well now and through 2030.94 Points

Moss Wood Wilyabrup Chardonnay  2015 Margaret River, WA.
After a few minutes in glass the bouquet begins to unfurl aromas of fresh and baked yellow stone fruits, gentle yet distinctive oak spices, vanilla, brazil and cashew nut, quite complex overall. On the palate - almost full-bodied, creamy, rich and dry; flavours reflects the bouquet with a stronger citrus layer, the nut layer returns as do the oak spices, a leesy note adds texture and length. Overall a lovely wine, still very youthful and developing. Drink now if decanted and through 2026.93 Points

Moss Wood Wilyabrup Merlot 2014 Margaret River, WA.
Lightly spiced ripe dark plum led bouquet with black cherry and toasty oak, complexity builds as the wine relaxes in the glass. On the palate - firm with youthful textures from tannins and acidity then flavours of red plum and dark cherry return, plenty of oak spices with cloves and vanilla tones, medium+ weight, dry finish. Decant for service through 2018, best drinking 2019 through 2028.90 Points

Moss Wood Wilyabrup Cabernet Sauvignon Ribbon Vale Vineyard 2014 Margaret River, WA.
Attractive and masculine bouquet of ripe Cabernet fruit - blackberry and dark plum aromas; dark kitchen spices and a mix of cigar box and toasty oak. On the palate - full bodied, spicy, woody and fruity; a wine beginning a slow development with power and finesse underlying the core of ripe fruit and dry textures. Decant for service through 2019, best drinking from 2024 through 2035.94 Points

Moss Wood Amy's  Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Malbec, Petit Verdot 2016 Margaret River, WA.
Vibrant, ripe, alluring and enticing bouquet of black berry fruits, dark plum, blue fruits, chocolate and loads of oak; dark clove and vanilla. On the palate - concentrated, fruity, plenty of texture from firm tannins with a course silk texture, plenty of contrasting acidity, great concentration, balance and length.  Overall a fine wine that will shows its best from 2025 through 2040.95 Points