Triumph For Saracen

Saracen Estate did superbly at the recently held Winestate’s Best of Western Australia Awards 2012, with its Sparkling Maree 2009, Methode Traditionnelle, claiming the “Top of Category” spot. Its Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2009 also received five out of five stars.

The news article “Win for Saracen” has full details on this story. It says the following: “Wines were judged blind by a panel of expert judges in their varietal category. Both the 2009 Sparkling Maree and the 2009 Reserve Cabernet are now short listed for the Wine of the Year Australia & NZ finals for 2013.” http://www.margaretrivermail.com.au/story/1312079/win-for-saracen/?cs=1807

Every year, renowned Adelaide based magazine “Winestate” makes a list of their top scoring drops from panel tastings taking place throughout the year. These wines are then placed against each other in a trophy-style wine sampling, with the winners labelled the “Winestate Wines of the Year”.

As well as the Best of the West Award 2012, Sparkling Maree 2009 received a Gold Medal at the 2012 Winewise Small Vignerons Awards and a Blue Gold Medal at the 2012 Sydney International Wine Show.

About the Saracen Estate:

The Saracen Estate is situated in the stunning wine producing region of Margaret River, within WA’s south west corner. The vineyard and visitor complex/cellar door are situated on the beautiful undulating hills of the famous sub-region of Willyabrup. The estate utilises the perfect soil and climate together with age old traditions and the finest in state of the art technology to allow winemaker Bob Cartwright to produce wines of the best possible quality.

The Saracen Estate offers something for everybody. The cellar door has a nice, family friendly atmosphere with a children’s corner and there is also a play area outside the restaurant. For those looking for a peaceful spot to relax, dine and wine in the Margaret River region, the estate is a must-visit place with family and kids. Visitors can enjoy a cheese platter or taste plate for lunch, soak up the summer sun on the beautiful decking or unwind with a glass of quality wine beside the crackling fire.

The Saracen Estate also deals in olive oil products and the cellar door offers premium quality, local olive oil, herbal oil, truffle oil, red wine liqure, balsamic vinegar and dukkah products.

To find out more about Saracen Estate, please go to their website or Facebook page

About Benji

I am married and live on a farm near Margaret River with my wife, daughter and son. I set up The Margaret River Guide to assist people coming to Margaret River Western Australia to easily find what they are looking for. I also wanted to allow people to find activities they did not know about and to be able to openly comment on/ review businesses.

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