2017 Debut Cabernet Merlot
GOLD MEDAL 94/100 – Wine Showcase New Release Tasting 2018
This Western Australian benchmark blend of subtle flavours, finely seasoned with selected oak produce an irresistible structure and mouthfeel. While easy to drink on its own this wine will accompany many different food styles.
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About this Wine
Debut wines are fresh, fruity, exuberant wines which remain true at all times to their varietal origins.
Appellation: Western Australia
Varietal/Vineyards: 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Merlot
Harvested: March 2017
Closure: Stelvin Lux +
Optimal Drinking: A great wine to drink on release
Season: A cool Spring leading up to a warm Summer period. Rainfall occurred in March resulting in slower ripening conditions. Prior to vintage there wasn’t a period of hot days, instead the cool mornings and warm days resulted in an excellent vintage for reds.
Food Ideas: This wine will complement many food styles however try red meat dishes such as roast leg of lamb or penne with chunky tomato and pork sausage.
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