West Cape Howe Cabernet Merlot 2014 (12 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

RRP $17

$14.99 per Bottle
$179.88 per case

Overview

Awarded James Halliday's 2016 Best value Winery of the Year.

West Cape Howe was founded in 1997 and soon became one of the most popular wine brands in Western Australia. Over time it has acquired some of the oldest vineyard resources in the state, giving it un-equalled access to the best and most consistent quality fruit that the cool Great Southern wine region has to offer.

These wines established West Cape Howe's reputation for quality and consistency - year in year out; wines with clean, expressive fruit and compelling value for money.

Region:
WA - Other Western Australian
State:
Western Australia
Country:
Australia

Winery Tasting Notes

Grape Varieties

80% Cabernet Sauvignon and 20% Merlot.

Colour

Intense red with a purple tint.

Aroma

Ripe red berry fruits and dark cherries integrated with toasted oak aromas.

Palate

The palate is filled with sweet red berry and black plum fruit flavours. A well structured Cabernet Merlot with excellent fruit length, balanced oak and a soft and long finish.

Cellaring Potential

3 - 5 years.

Vintage
2014
Region
WA - Other Western Australian
Grape Style
Cabernet Blends
Closure Type
Screwcap closure

Winery Profile

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Located in the Great Southern region of Western Australia, West Cape Howe is the most southerly point, rising some 250 metres above the Southern Ocean. It is thought that the first explorers to this coastline were Dutch seafarers in 1627 aboard their 'Fluyt' class vessel "Gulden Zeepaard" (Golden Seahorse).

The winery is named after this magnificent landmark to pay respect not only to the natural beauty of the region, but also in recognition of the extreme influence of the Southern Ocean on the area's viticulture. The rugged coastline is home to some stunning white beaches, sheltered coves and great rock climbing sites.

West Cape Howe Wines is owned by a partnership including Gavin Berry (until 2004, senior winemaker at Plantaganet), and viticulturist, Rob Quenby. It was founded in 1997 and soon became one of the fastest growing wine brands in Western Australia, now producing around 60,000 cases annually. Over time, it has acquired some of the oldest vineyard resources in the state, giving it unrivalled access to the best and most consistent quality fruit that the cool Great Southern wine region has to offer.

West Cape Howe's driving philosophy is to make delicious wines of harmony, balance, structure and flavour - wines that people love to drink.

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