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Simpson Estate

2017 Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot

2017 Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot
Jenny

A late vintage with cool but dry conditions allowed the Cabernet grapes to have long hang time.

The hand-picked fruit, comprising 81 % Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Merlot and 4% Malbec, was matured in 44 % new French oak barrels for 18 months.

A lovely deep mulberry red colour in the glass, the nose presents aromas of blackberry, mulberry, dark cherry and cedar.

The medium-bodied palate has flavours of blackberry, cherry kirsch and dried herbs. The oak flavours deliver notes of vanilla and mocha. The palate presents incredible length and silky smooth tannins.

Cellaring for up to 15 years from bottling.

Medallist at the 2020 Decanter World Wine Awards

Medallist at the 2020 Perth Royal Wine Show

Decanter wine judges' tasting notes: 
Plush bramble, savoury spice and chocolate aromas lead to lush, red fruit and a cool, minty finish. 

Bottled under Stelvin Lux.

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SKU: 2017Jenny
Wine Specs
Vintage
2017
Varietal
Cabernet
Alcohol %
14.1