Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2016
750mL | 13.0% ABV | Stelvin
Margaret River, WA
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This wine was produced on a certified Biodynamic, Carbon Neutral and naturally powered estate. This outstanding Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot from the 2016 vintage displays densely flavoured ripe dark fruits complemented by discrete fine-grained tannins. It was matured in French oak barrels for 17 months, of which 22% were new.
Colour: Velvet red with a purple edge.
Bouquet: Dark fruits complemented by leafy notes.
Palate: Medium bodied with fine tannins, lifted with gentle earthy notes. Lovely ripe plums and cassis showing throughout the finish.
Cellar: Up to 15 years.
Food: Ratatouille tart.
Vineyard: 100% Cullen Vineyard.
Varieties: 84% Cabernet Sauvignon, 16% Merlot.
Harvest Dates: 23rd February, 4th and 9th of March 2016
Oak: 100% matured in French oak for an average of 17 months, 22% of which were new.