Therefore I was confident to open this 2001 Moss Wood Cabernet Sauvignon, under screwcap by the way. I was not disappointed. 2001 was a pretty good vintage at Margaret River, and this wine delivers a beautiful ripe and rich fruit set of blackcurrant and mulberry. The wine is fresh and very smooth and silky. All components are balanced elegantly and velvety tannins lead to a seamless finish.
The only slight flaw: the mouthfeel was a bit fruity. I would have liked a bit more tannin and acidity on the palate. This is only a minor complaint, though, and I will be looking forward to drinking the rest of my case over the next few years.