Cape Mentelle Cabernet Merlot 2017 750ml
The Cabernet Merlot blend takes inspiration from the classic red wines of Bordeaux. Cape Mentelle has developed an international reputation for outstanding Bordeaux varietal and blended wines which are perfectly suited to the climate and soils of Margaret River. This blend seeks to capture the depth and structure of cabernet with the dark fruit and plush flavours of merlot, which when blended create a well- rounded, full and rich style.
Nose: Toasted cedar bark, dusty chocolate and iron earth notes on the nose.
Palate: Medium to full bodied with dark earth and spice finishing with mocha chocolate and black fruit.
Food Pairing: American style slow cooked and smoked beef ribs with coleslaw and pickled vegetables.
ABV: 14.5% / Varieties: 62% Cabernet Sauvignon. 32% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Franc, 1% Petit Verdot / Origin: Australia