Mountadam Cabernet Merlot 2009 (6 x 750mL), Barossa, SA.

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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This blend of the classic Bordeaux varieties Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot is a long time favourite at Mountadam. Sourced entirely from our estate the wine has an elegant structure reflecting the characters from the renowned cool climate of the Eden Valley – a sub region of the Barossa. The silky characters and intensity of red fruit flavours are appealing attributes of this wine.

SA - Barossa
South Australia

Expert Reviews

A strong lifted herbal note is prominent on the bouquet, with black fruits and bramble; medium to full bodied, the firm and drying tannins control the palate from start to finish; demands food for enjoyment.Rating 88 - James Halliday, Australian Wine Companion (DEC/2011)

Winery Tasting Notes


This wine has subtle purple tinges of medium intensity.


Spicy Cabernet aromas are integrated with the deep red earth scents of Merlot.


The palate is of lively primary grape fruit flavours of plum and cherry supported with subtle hints of vanillin, tobacco and fennel.

SA - Barossa
Grape Style
Cabernet Blends
Closure Type
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Established in 1972 as one of Australia's pioneer Chardonnay producers, Mountadam was founded by the late David Wynn, without question one of the most significant contributors to the Australian wine industry and an important part of the Mountadam story.

Amongst his many achievements, David Wynn is credited with the invention of the wine cask; he founded Wynn's Coonawarra Estate and transformed Coonawarra reds during the 1960s and '70s; he was the first to establish a contour planted vineyard (Modbury, SA), the first to plant Riesling in Coonawarra, and was a passionate advocate of regionality.

In selecting the land for the Mountadam vineyard, Wynn was the first to recognise the potential of a cool, elevated site to produce wines of great elegance and structure, and chose an area high above the Eden Valley, which he named High Eden. At 550m above sea level, Mountadam is in fact the most elevated vineyard in South Australia.

He was awarded the prestigious Maurice O’Shea trophy in 1993.

David’s son Adam, after whom Mountadam was named, took over as winemaker in 1984, and subsequently sold the business (2002) in its entirety to French luxury goods giant, LVMH.

Mountadam returned to private ownership in 2006, with the acquisition by South Australian farmer and accountant David Brown, who has made significant investment in vineyard improvement and expansion.

Winemaking is managed by Con Moshos, who has a distinguished 23-year career making fine wines at Petaluma.

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