2016 Barossa Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon Cabernet Franc

$35.00

TASTING NOTE

A blend of noble varieties, the fruit is sourced from Barossa Valley vineyards aged forty years or more. The Cabernet Franc brings fragrant aromatics and red fruits, Cabernet Sauvignon brings herbal leafy blackberry palate and length and Merlot the soft, rich and juicy mid-palate. Vegan Friendly.

WINEMAKER: Jo Irvine
VARIETAL: Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc
REGION: Barossa Valley
ALCOHOL 14.5%

STORY

A passion to showcase blended wines not just single varietals, led Jo to create her version of an Australian style Bordeaux Blend. The marriage of these varieties combines the flavour profiles of the rich, softness of Merlot, the gripping structure of Cabernet Sauvignon and the perfume of Cabernet Franc.

“The whole is greater than the sum of its parts.” - Aristotle  

CURRENT RELEASE WINES

Silver Medal
Huon Hooke 
Halliday 

Bronze Medal
New York International Wine Competition 
ANZ Boutique Wine Show

REVIEWS

The ultimate companionship is formed when Cabernet Franc brings fragrant aromatics and red fruits to the party, Cabernet Sauvignon brings herbal leafy blackberry palate length and Merlot says I’ll bring the soft, rich and juicy mid palate fun to the table. At the recent 2020 launch for the Space Program in South Australia, this was one of the chosen wines enjoyed by our Prime Minister, along with 450 political colleagues and esteemed guests at the official dinner at the Adelaide Convention Centre.  It was paired with Murraylands saltbush crusted Lamb rack, pulled shoulder, Limestone Coast potato skordalia, roasted beets, garlic fried beans, pumpkin crisps and Pinot Jus….. Wow! - Fabulous Ladies Wine Society