Smith & Hooper Cabernet Merlot 2009 (6 x 750mL), Wrattonbully, SA.

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Overview

Smith & Hooper craft premium wines within a philosophy naturally expressed by the unique terroir of the region. The ancient geologies and moderate climate have transformed the noble Bordeaux varieties of Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon, Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon into wines of finesse and distinction, with seamless flavours, exceptional palate weight and length.

Wrattonbully is one of Australia’s most exciting viticultural discoveries of recent times. Blessed with the celebrated soil profile of Terra Rossa over limestone, the region is rapidly establishing a high class reputation for wines of depth and elegance.

Region:
SA - Other South Australian
State:
South Australia
Country:
Australia

Winery Tasting Notes

Colour

Deep magenta in colour

Aroma

The bouquet has aromas of bright cassis fruit with hints of cedary oak spice .

Palate

The palate is full, fresh and lively, showing bright dark fruits such as Satsuma plum and a hint of chocolate, with plush, lingering tannins.

Cellaring

This wine will live for at least 10 years in your cellar.

Food Matching

Enjoy with roasted rack of spring lamb.

Vintage
2009
Region
SA - Other South Australian
Grape Style
Cabernet Blends
Closure Type
Screwcap closure
Alcohol
13.5%

Winery Profile

Smith & Hooper wines are sourced entirely from two Wrattonbully estate vineyards - adjacent vineyard blocks previously owned by the Smith and Hooper families. These are premium red wines from exceptional vineyard sites where the winemaking philosophy is to let the terroir speak for itself - and it does. The elements of soil and climate at Smith & Hooper have transformed the noble varieties of Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon into wines of finesse and distinction.

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