Cape Mentelle Shiraz 2016 (6 x 750mL), Margaret River, WA.

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$34.99 per Bottle
$209.94 per pack

Overview

The fruit is partially destemmed, berry sorted, cold soaked and traditionally fermented. Maturation in small barriques is aimed at retaining the refined fruit and floral characters of the variety along with the more savoury, spicy elements derived from our vineyards in Margaret River.

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

Winery Tasting Notes

APPEARANCE

Deep, dark purple with youthful garnet edges.

NOSE

The nose is open and varietal with notes of white and black pepper, spicy cardamom and an elegant whiff of wisteria. Hints of rich candied orange peels, grated coconut, cedar, and cigar box add to the enticing aromas.

PALATE

The intense concentration of flavours reflects the aromatics. Bursts of complex black fruits, small ripe berries and cherries in alcohol are supported by notes of orange marmalade, cinnamon syrup and ripe chewy tannins. A very textural wine, the finish is long, intrinsically structured with lingering flavours of caramelized oak and fresh crusty brioche.

Opulence and precision make this wine a perfect match with a platter of jamon de bellota, blue cheese and fig paste. This wine will partner perfectly with a duck in plum sauce, asian greens and wood ear mushrooms. Chicken liver parfait with caramelized figs on crostini.

Vintage
2016
Region
WA - Margaret River
Grape Style
Shiraz / Syrah
Closure Type
Screwcap closure
Alcohol
14.8%

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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