Capel Vale `Debut` Cabernet Merlot 2009 (6 x 750mL), WA.

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This blend of traditional Bordeaux grape varieties from vineyards in the cool south west of Western Australia, produces a wine with blackcurrant, plum and fresh mulberry characters, a full mid palate and a soft fine tannin finish.

WA - Other Western Australian
Western Australia

Winery Tasting Notes


Classic Margaret River nose of cassis, mulberries and capsicum


Fermentation and development in French and American oak, gives this wine a delicious mouthful of sweet fruit with notes of chocolate, cedar and plums.

Food Matching

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. Matured hard cheeses such as Pyengana Cheddar

Cellaring Potential

Debut reds are structured to be consumed on release however this wine will develop in complexity with cellaring for up to 3-5 years.

WA - Other Western Australian
Grape Style
Cabernet Blends
Closure Type
Screwcap closure

Winery Profile

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Capel Vale was established in 1974 by Sydney radiologist Dr Peter Pratten and his wife Elizabeth when they purchased land on the Capel River between Bunbury and Busselton in Western Australia’s South-West.

The site was originally a stone fruit orchard and its rich red alluvial loam soils over limestone made it a perfect viticultural site. It is also the location for the winery, cellar door and award winning restaurant.

After several vintages, it became apparent to Peter Pratten that the soils of the Capel area (now recognised as the Geographe region) were best suited to Chardonnay and Merlot. It became Peter's passion to determine the best region in South Western Australia for each premium grape variety. As a result Capel Vale has invested in prime viticultural land in Mount Barker for the production of Shiraz and Riesling, in Pemberton for Pinot Noir and Sauvignon Blanc and in Margaret River for Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon.

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