Monday, October 17, 2005

Cape Mentelle "Trinders" Cabernet - Merlot'02, Margaret River, Western Australia

A very supple Cab/Merlot blend.

Technical Data:Vinification includes fermentation in stainless steel tanks and ageing in French and American oak barrels for 15 months. The final blend consists of 56% Cabernet Sauvignon, 36% Merlot, 4% Cabernet Franc and 3% Petit Verdot.

Description:A supple Cabernet/Merlot blend with sweet liquorice and camphor notes on the nose dominated by characteristic aromas of blackcurrants, blueberry and cedar. The wine has a soft willowy texture, round and succulent with agreeable tannins and powerful flavors of leather and currants echoing the nose.

Food Pairings & Service:A wine to be enjoyed upon release or cellared for up to ten years.


Suggested Retail Price:$16.49

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