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CAPE MENTELLE - Cabernet Sauvignon 2003

CAPE MENTELLE - Cabernet Sauvignon 2003

Country of Origin

Australia

Key Information

Other Information

  • ABV14.9%
  • Grape TypeCabernet Sauvignon
  • Vintage2003

Appearance: Deep garnet with purple hues.

Nose: A ripe and savoury nose of red currants, violets, dark plums and light mocha oak.

Palate: Full bodied cabernet with the classic depth and richness of Cape Mentelle. Ripe blackcurrant and mulberry fruit with rich couverture chocolate, subtle nutmeg and cinnamon spices. There is a slatey bright acidity and a long palate supported by fine cedary tannins.

Food pairing: Roasted pigeon stuff ed with porcini mushrooms on a bed of Puy lentils and an accompanying rich jus.

Cellaring: Will reward cellaring until at least 2020.

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