Cape Mentelle Zinfandel 2012 (6 x 750mL), Margaret River, WA.

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Introduced to the Estate Vineyard from California in 1974, Zinfandel is a particularily demanding variety to manage both in the vineyard and the winery. The resulting unique and hedonistically rich wine makes all the hard work worthwhile and as such the Cape Mentelle Zinfandel has developed something of a "Cult" following for lovers of such a style.

A unique wine from the 36 year old, low yielding bush vines of our original Estate Vineyard. This zinfandel exudes flavours of plum pudding, black cherry and sweet spices on a rich, mouth filling palate. Hand picked, basket pressed and matured in the finest oak. Australia’s leading example of this bold and generous variety.

WA - Margaret River
Western Australia

Expert Reviews

“A spicy, dusty zin that’s as long and smooth as a seasoned pop crooner. Blackcurrant hits the palate before dark cherry washes the finish”. 96 Points - David Prestipino, The Sunday Times. April 2013

Winery Tasting Notes


Vibrant mulberry.


Ripe berries, plums and rhubarb with Cherry Ripe and a hint of ages tobacco.


Opulent and rich with an abundance of plush ripe cherries and plums and some cinnamon spice. Although powerful the wine also exhibits restraint in its savoury tannin structure and long silky length sure to provide enjoyment for a couple of decades to come.


20 Years

Food Matching

A fat slice of Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte (Black forest).

WA - Margaret River
Grape Style
Other Red Varietals
Closure Type
Screwcap closure

Winery Profile

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Cape Mentelle is a founding winery of Margaret River, established in 1970. One of the most remote wine regions in the world located in the south west corner of Australia, its natural beauty with spectacular coastlines captivates visitors. Here the maritime influence of the Indian Ocean ensures even temperatures, providing consistently excellent vintage conditions.

Cape Mentelle pioneered many of the region’s renowned wine styles and today is a benchmark for the quality of the region’s wines. Accolades including consecutive wins of Australia’s most prestigious wine trophy with the iconic Cabernet Sauvignon in 1983 and 1984, helped put Margaret River on the international wine map.

Building on the winery’s tradition of pioneering spirit and uncompromising commitment to excellence, an innovative young team is taking up the challenge to be simply the best.

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