This cabernet merlot blend takes inspiration from the classic red wines of Bordeaux The cabernet merlot blend takes inspiration from the classic red wines of Bordeaux. Cape Mentelle has developed an international reputation for long lived cabernet. This blend seeks to capture the quality of the two varieties that, when blended, create a well rounded, full and rich style. Appearance: Deep red with crimson hues. Nose: An array of varietal expression beginning with wild berries, violets, fresh tobacco and couverture. Palate: Medium to full bodied, the wine exhibits a clarity of fruit with vibrant blackcurrants and mulberry combining with subtle chocolate and cedar. The palate is classically structured with firm, savoury tannins leading to a long, rich and bright finish. Food Pairing: Herb crusted rack of spring lamb, with roasted root vegetables and kipfler potatoes. Cellaring: Drink now to 2024.