Country: Australia, Margaret River
Tasting Notes: A tremendous depth of colour with a vibrant ruby red rim that perfectly captures the wonderful qualities of the vintage. Has classic varietal Cabernet fruit characteristics and fine ripe tannins. The nose is classically aromatic, showing cassis, violets and blackberry, balanced with notes of freshly dusted cocoa and dark chocolate; these are classic Wilyabrup Cabernet descriptors there is also a subtle earthy spiciness provided by the addition of 21% Merlot. The palate is fresh yet concentrated, packed with dark fruits, bitter chocolate and subtle spicy French oak characters.
With jjuicy mouth feel, with fine tannins and a long savoury finish. This is a classic Margaret River Cabernet Merlot from a wonderful vintage that is sure to provide great
drinking pleasure on release or improve with patient cellaring for up to 10 years. Aged in tight grained quality French oak barrels for fourteen months, the oak has pulled the fruit into line and provided the framework for this classic Margaret River Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot.
Varietal: Blend of 66% Cabernet Sauvignon, 21% Merlot, 10% Malbec and 3% Petit Verdot