2017 True Colours Cabernet Shiraz Merlot

  • blackberry

  • chocolate

  • plum

  • spice

$24.00

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750ml

The red wine for everyone. A perfect blend of cabernet sauvignon (65%), shiraz (25%) and merlot (10%) makes this red wine balanced and smooth, deliciously easy to drink and impossible not to like.

Pair with spaghetti and meatballs, baked pasta dishes such as lasagne and similar veggie bakes, bean dishes with smoked ham or chorizo, pepperoni pizza.

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Awards

Trophy

Best Dry Red Blend - Melbourne International Wine Competition 2019

Wine Notes

Colour:deep crimson

Aroma:cassis, black plum, mulberry, cedar, spice

Palate:dark berries, black olive, dried herb, fine silky tannins

Cellar:up to 10 years

Viticulture

Region:Yarra Valley

Vineyard:Melba Valley Vineyard, Dixons Creek / Mandala, Dixons Creek / Killara Views, Gruyere / Yarraland, Chirnside Park / Michaels, Wandin East / Henley, Yarra Glen

Harvest:mid-late March 2017

Method:hand + machine picked

Winemaking

Process:vinified separately - all destemmed, crushed + cold soaked for 2 days prior to fermentation

Fermentation:combination of static fermenters and open pots, pumped over twice daily. maturation using new (average 30%) French oak for 18 months

Alcohol:13.5%

Winemakers:Rob Dolan + Mark Nikolich

Tasting Note

Additional information

Weight 1.33 kg