Cape Mentelle Trinders Cabernet Merlot 2015 (6 x 750mL), Margaret River.

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Overview

Cape Mentelle has developed an international reputation for outstanding bordelaise varietals and blended wines which are perfectly suited to the climate and soils of Margaret River. This wine captures the depth and structure of cabernet with the dark fruit and plush flavours of merlot which, when blended with small amounts of cabernet franc and petit verdot, create a well- rounded, full and rich style.

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

Expert Reviews

Rating 95 - James Halliday Published 01 August 2018

An immaculate wine made with the same attention to detail as it was with the first vintage all those years ago. It is vitally fresh and balanced, making it an any time, every time, classic Australian blend.

94 points by HUON HOOKE

Deepish red colour with a faint tinge of purple. The bouquet initially presents smoked charcuterie aromas, suggesting lots of toasty oak has been employed. It's full-bodied, ripe and elegantly crafted, with fine balance, superb cabernet structure and terrific length. A delicious wine. I cannot remember a better Trinders.

Winery Tasting Notes

APPEARANCE

Ruby red.

NOSE

Complex compote raspberries, plums and preserved cherries, with notes of fresh tobacco leaves, liquorice, black tea and deep smoky oak.

PALATE

Flavours of bright, ripe, dark fruit, fresh plum and juicy cherries are supported by structuring oak that brings notes of cedar, black pepper and cardamom. Savoury spices linger in the smoky, wood-fire finish and invite another sip.

Vintage
2015
Region
WA - Margaret River
Grape Style
Cabernet Blends
Closure Type
Screwcap closure

Winery Profile

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Cape Mentelle is a founding winery of Margaret River, established in 1970. One of the most remote wine regions in the world located in the south west corner of Australia, its natural beauty with spectacular coastlines captivates visitors. Here the maritime influence of the Indian Ocean ensures even temperatures, providing consistently excellent vintage conditions.

Cape Mentelle pioneered many of the region’s renowned wine styles and today is a benchmark for the quality of the region’s wines. Accolades including consecutive wins of Australia’s most prestigious wine trophy with the iconic Cabernet Sauvignon in 1983 and 1984, helped put Margaret River on the international wine map.

Building on the winery’s tradition of pioneering spirit and uncompromising commitment to excellence, an innovative young team is taking up the challenge to be simply the best.

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