2011 West Cape Howe Cabernet Merlot

Ralph Kyte-Powell
West Cape Howe Cabernet Merlot 2011
West Cape Howe Cabernet Merlot 2011 
Variety Cabernet merlot
WINERY West Cape Howe
RRP 18
Food match Barbecued lamb.

Blended from vineyards in south Western Australia, this medium-bodied youngster has cabernet fruit suggesting blackcurrants, cedar, vanilla bean, eucalypt and mint. Piercing flavour, supported by fine tannins and tangy acidity. (Screw cap; 14.5 per cent alcohol.)

Ageing? Drink over four years.