Cockatoo Ridge Cab Merlot 2009Winemaker's NotesA modern blend of cabernet and merlot that combine perfectly to create a generous wine filled with flavours of red summer berries and sweet mocha oak. Supple, elegant and medium bodied, well integrated tannins complete this lovely wine.Winemaker:Rod HooperVintage:2009Alc/Vol:12.5% Cockatoo Ridge Cabernet Merlot 2009 Vibrant crimson red. An attractive nose displaying chocolate, mint and blackberry fruit aromas, with subtle toasty oak. A full bodied wine with rich fruit characteristics and subtle oak with velvety tannins.The wine is supplemented by Berry fruit and mint flavours with spicy notes adding another dimension to the palate. This wine highlights wonderful fruit characteristics derived from the vineyard and shows great integration of oak to achieve a great wine. A well structured wine with good palate length.