Yardstick Cabernet Merlot 2016 (12 x 750mL), Margaret River, WA.

Fruit from a number of different vineyards across the Margaret River region were fermented in stainless steel with selected parcels of Cabernet Sauvignon receiving extended maceration in open fermenters to soften the tannins. A yeast strain, isolated from France, was selected to enhance the flavour, aroma and complexity of the final wine. The wine was pressed off skins and matured using French oak.

Overview

Fruit from a number of different vineyards across the Margaret River region were fermented in stainless steel with selected parcels of Cabernet Sauvignon receiving extended maceration in open fermenters to soften the tannins. A yeast strain, isolated from France, was selected to enhance the flavour, aroma and complexity of the final wine. The wine was pressed off skins and matured using French oak.

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

Winery Tasting Notes

COLOUR

Dark ruby red core with a cherry red hue

NOSE

A lifted bouquet of blackcurrant and dark berries are combined with herbaceous notes of mint, nutmeg, mocha and cedar oak.

PALATE

Mouth filling flavours of ripe dark plums and sweet blackberries are balanced with nutmeg, mint and vanilla spice, with fine tannins and balanced fruit persistent on the finish.

CELLARING

Drink now or cellar 5 - 8 years

FOOD PAIRING

Rosemary braised lamb shanks simmered with garlic, tomatoes and red wine;