Sandalford Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2007 (6 x 750mL), WA

Liquor Act 2007: It is against the law to sell or supply alcohol to, or to obtain alcohol on behalf of, a person under the age of 18 years. Liquor licence LIQP770010049
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Overview

A fine wine with ripe berry and dark currant fruit flavours, silky tannins and plenty of backbone and structure making this a medium to full bodied wine style. The finish is all sweet fruit with tight citrus oak in support of this fruit.

Region:
WA - Margaret River
State:
Western Australia
Country:
Australia

Expert Reviews

4 Stars & Best Wine of 2008. Rich, moody, brooding, blackcurrant aromas with nice oak influence. Dense palate with zesty berry fruit flavours, charry oak tannins and warming alcohol. Winestate Annual 2009 Jan-09

Nose has some blackcurrant and cherry notes. Clean, well-constructed, berry palate shows some complexity developing. Winestate May-09

Vibrant colour with clearly defined cassis fruit coming to the fore; clean, fleshy and fine, with a savoury twist to the finish. James Halliday Wine Companion 2010 Jun-09

Smells of red and black fruits and tomato leaves, with a touch of new leather, and tastes of coffee and tobacco. Winestate Aug-09

Winery Tasting Notes

Colour

Dark cherry red with a magenta hue.

Aroma

Lovely ripe blackcurrant fruit with some dusty and cedary oak notes.

Palate

A fine wine with ripe berry and dark currant fruit flavours, silky tannins and plenty of backbone and structure making this a medium to full bodied wine style. The finish is all sweet fruit with tight citrus oak in support of this fruit.

Cellaring Potential

This wine drinks well now but will only mellow and age gracefully over the next ten years.

Vintage
2007
Region
WA - Margaret River
Grape Style
Cabernet Blends
Closure Type
Screwcap closure
Alcohol
14%

Winery Profile

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Red 5 Star Winery James Halliday, Austarlian Wine Companion 2011 Edition 

"RED 5 STAR WINERY – Sandalford is an outstanding winery regularly producing wines of exemplary quality and typicity.”

Australia’s most pre-eminent wine critic, James Halliday, awards Sandalford Wines the very coveted RED 5 star rating in the Australian Wine Companion 2011 Edition.

Sandalford Wines was established in 1840 and is today privately owned by the Prendiville family.

In the early 1970’s Sandalford was one of the pioneers in establishing vineyards in the Margaret River planting 96 hectares in the sub region of Wilyabrup. It is this old, dry grown vineyard that is the source of the Prendiville Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon and the Estate Reserve range of wines. These wines under the winemaking expertise of Paul Boulden are superb examples of Margaret River at its best, winning praise from notable wine writers and a series of trophies and gold medals at both national and international wine shows.

A new addition to the Sandalford portfolio is the Margaret River Range of wines positioned at the “midprice point” of today’s premium market. It is the fastest growing segment of the wine market and with Sandalford’s world class resources in Margaret River, this range has been developed to tap into this consumer trend. The wines are sourced from a combination of the Sandalford Estate and other premium vineyards in the Margaret River with wine styles reflecting current consumer tastes for vibrant, up front varietal flavours.

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