88%
of 228
would buy again
88%
of 228
About this rating

This rating is based on whether Angels love it enough to buy this vintage again. You can also see how this wine rated for previous vintages.

Vintage

% Would Buy It Again

2017

88% of 228

2017

88% of 228

2015

77% of 979

2014

90% of 556

Westbound Cabernets 2017

88%
of 228
would buy again
88%
of 228
About this rating

This rating is based on whether Angels love it enough to buy this vintage again. You can also see how this wine rated for previous vintages.

Vintage

% Would Buy It Again

2017

88% of 228

2017

88% of 228

2015

77% of 979

2014

90% of 556

Market Price
Angels save money compared to Market Price...

Our market price is what you’d actually have to pay for this wine at an old-fashioned retail store.

It’s based on the price of similarly rated benchmark bottles on the market.

We test these market prices every vintage with blind tasting panels, to make sure the’re honest and accurate.

If you buy one of our wines and disagree with the Angel Price, we’ll give you your money back.

  • Stockman's Ridge Wine Rider Merlot Cabernet Franc n/a

    Sold by Dan Murphy's

    $25.00

    (As of 23/05/2019)

  • Rymill Mc2 Merlot Cabernets n/a

    Sold by Vintage Cellars

    $18.66

    (As of 24/05/2019)

$18.99

Angels Angel Price

$12.99

Market Price
Angels save money compared to Market Price...

Our market price is what you’d actually have to pay for this wine at an old-fashioned retail store.

It’s based on the price of similarly rated benchmark bottles on the market.

We test these market prices every vintage with blind tasting panels, to make sure the’re honest and accurate.

If you buy one of our wines and disagree with the Angel Price, we’ll give you your money back.

  • Stockman's Ridge Wine Rider Merlot Cabernet Franc n/a

    Sold by Dan Murphy's

    $25.00

    (As of 23/05/2019)

  • Rymill Mc2 Merlot Cabernets n/a

    Sold by Vintage Cellars

    $18.66

    (As of 24/05/2019)

$18.99

Angels Angel Price

$12.99

You save $6.00
Market Price
Angels save money compared to Market Price...

Our market price is what you’d actually have to pay for this wine at an old-fashioned retail store.

It’s based on the price of similarly rated benchmark bottles on the market.

We test these market prices every vintage with blind tasting panels, to make sure the’re honest and accurate.

If you buy one of our wines and disagree with the Angel Price, we’ll give you your money back.

  • Stockman's Ridge Wine Rider Merlot Cabernet Franc n/a

    Sold by Dan Murphy's

    $25.00

    (As of 23/05/2019)

  • Rymill Mc2 Merlot Cabernets n/a

    Sold by Vintage Cellars

    $18.66

    (As of 24/05/2019)

$18.99

Angels Angel Price

$12.99

Westbound Cabernets 2017

88%
of 228
would buy again
88%
of 228
About this rating

This rating is based on whether Angels love it enough to buy this vintage again. You can also see how this wine rated for previous vintages.

Vintage

% Would Buy It Again

2017

88% of 228

2017

88% of 228

2015

77% of 979

2014

90% of 556

Market Price
Angels save money compared to Market Price...

Our market price is what you’d actually have to pay for this wine at an old-fashioned retail store.

It’s based on the price of similarly rated benchmark bottles on the market.

We test these market prices every vintage with blind tasting panels, to make sure the’re honest and accurate.

If you buy one of our wines and disagree with the Angel Price, we’ll give you your money back.

  • Stockman's Ridge Wine Rider Merlot Cabernet Franc n/a

    Sold by Dan Murphy's

    $25.00

    (As of 23/05/2019)

  • Rymill Mc2 Merlot Cabernets n/a

    Sold by Vintage Cellars

    $18.66

    (As of 24/05/2019)

$18.99

Angels Angel Price

$12.99

Market Price
Angels save money compared to Market Price...

Our market price is what you’d actually have to pay for this wine at an old-fashioned retail store.

It’s based on the price of similarly rated benchmark bottles on the market.

We test these market prices every vintage with blind tasting panels, to make sure the’re honest and accurate.

If you buy one of our wines and disagree with the Angel Price, we’ll give you your money back.

  • Stockman's Ridge Wine Rider Merlot Cabernet Franc n/a

    Sold by Dan Murphy's

    $25.00

    (As of 23/05/2019)

  • Rymill Mc2 Merlot Cabernets n/a

    Sold by Vintage Cellars

    $18.66

    (As of 24/05/2019)

$18.99

Angels Angel Price

$12.99

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About the wine

Simply a must try for any red lover!
  • Westbound Cabernets is Ben Rector’s classic homage to the best wines coming out of Bordeaux, but with an Aussie twist! Let yourself go into a smooth, silky world where mellow Cabernet Sauvignon dances in perfect time with Merlot, Petit Verdot and Cabernet Franc. Aromas of tobacco, capsicum and raspberry will draw you in to a herbaceous palate with a medium bodied mouth feel. Anything this tasty will be shared around in the blink of an eye!
  • A little bit of trivia? Cabernet Franc is not a blended wine itself - it is a single grape varietal, and historically one of the major players from Bordeaux, France. One day many years ago, Cab Franc met a single white grape by the name of Sauvignon Blanc, and after some viticultural brilliance, they gave birth to the one and only Cabernet Sauvignon.
  • Pemberton is located way down south in W.A. It has already established a reputation for being one of the most exciting emerging wine regions. The climate is cool and the soils are rich red and fertile - perfect for growing incredibly flavour-filled grapes. Without the rest of the world glaring down on it with weighty expectation, Pemberton is able to deliver absolutely cracking wines at extraordinary value!

Best before
Ideally consume early, however this wont fall over for at least 5 years in the bottle.

Serving advice
As with all screw capped reds, It will benefit from opening 20-30 mins before consuming. Aim for a temp range of 10-15 degrees.

Food match
Spring Lamb chops, BBQ'd with good friends. Will also compliment Spag Bol on any night of the week!

Westbound Cabernets 2017

Australia

Pemberton

Merlot Blend

Fruity Red

14.0% ABV

75cl

Meet the winemaker - Ben Rector

  • Ben Rector is out to show the potential of the lesser known vineyards of WA. With 20 years experience across some of Australia's premier winemaking regions, he knows exactly what to look for in grape growing quality, no matter the climate.
  • The Pemberton and Geographe regions of South West WA are Ben's main focus. His aged release reds have all sold out in record time, and his flair for Chardonnay is undeniable. 
  • Ben takes great pride in his artistic licence, always ensuring that his wines go above and beyond. Angel feedback is gold dust, and the support he has received has allowed Ben to increase his output astronomically. All this in two short Naked years...what will he do next?! 

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88% of 228 would buy it again
$12.99

2017

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