Congratulations to the 2020 James Halliday Australian Cabernet Challenge Trophy Winner!

Xanadu Cabernet Sauvignon 2018 – 97 points

Adelaide Hills Best of Region
Wines by Geoff Hardy
2018 K1 By Geoff Hardy Cabernet Sauvignon – 95 points

Barossa Valley Best of Region
Casella Family Brands
2018 Peter Lehmann Wines Masters Mentor Cabernet Sauvignon – 95 points

Coonawarra Best of Region
Brand’s Laira of Coonawarra
2018 Brand’s Laira 1968 Vines Cabernet Sauvignon – 96 points

Margaret River Best of Region
Xanadu Wines
2018 Xanadu Cabernet Sauvignon – 97 points

Yarra Valley Best of Region
Boat O’Craigo Wines
2018 Boat O’Craigo Braveheart Cabernet Sauvignon – 96 points

Click here for the full results.

The 2020 James Halliday Australian Cabernet Challenge presented by Langton’s saw 364 wine exhibits from 29 different wine regions judged simultaneously on 7th, 8th and 9th September in Coonawarra and Margaret River. 

In what is believed to be a world first, the judging panels, stewards and organising teams connected through Zoom, Skype, telephone, social media and the AWRI wine show judging software, to make the show run smoothly.

Check out out some of the action live streamed during judging on Facebook @margaretriverwines1,  @coonawarra and @wineyarravalley1