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Stella Bella Cabernet Sauvignon & Merlot

Stella Bella Cabernet Sauvignon & Merlot

Stella Bella Cabernet Sauvignon & Merlot

Echoing the great Bordeaux blends, this wine offers a little more generosity of style than one might find in its French counterparts! Well structured but with soft, smoky, brambly fruit backed up by tobaccoey, vanilla laced oak ageing.

Producer: Colour: RedGrape: AustralianRegion: Western Australia, Margaret RiverAlcohol: 14%Vintage: 2009Style: Elegant, Silky & SmoothFlavours: , , , , , , Grape Details: Cabernet Sauvignon (73%) Merlot (27%)Vinification: Matured over 24 months in French oak barriques. 30% newTasting: On the Nose: Complex aromas of mint, violets, savoury dry herbs and oak spice. On the Palate: Rich in red currants, mulberries and briary hedgerow fruits yet structured by an ample swathe of fine fruit tannin. The addition of Merlot gives a lush fruit component to the mid palate and further balances the fine linear tannin structure of classic Cabernet.Food: Roast leg of Spring Lamb with herbs and garlicSKU: STELL04

£21.00 a bottle

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Stella Bella

“Part of Suckfizzle under guidance of winemakers Stuart Pym and Janice McDonald.
The Stella Bella wines are the creation of fruit selected from vineyard sites and blends of sub-regions within Margaret River.
These wines provide the future production growth, with deference to the regional expression of Margaret River, and without compromising quality, individuality or character.

Western Australia

Regarded as one of Australia’s best wine producing regions. It is synonymous with a new era in Australian wine. Margaret River really began its vineyard life as a result of two research reports from Californian viticulturalist Professor Harold Olmo and the Western Australian scientist Dr John Gladstone. In 1965 Dr Gladstone’s report indicated that the region had all the attributes to produce world quality wines. This advise was acted on by Dr Tom Cullity who set up his Vasse Felix vineyard near Willyabrup, followed by Dr Kevin Cullen and his wife Di who set up Cullen Wines. The climate is regarded as ‘cool’ because of its long slow ripening season. This region is regarded along with Coonawarra and the Yarra Valley as one of the premium Cabernet Sauvignon areas in Australia. The main wine styles: Red – Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet-Merlot, Shiraz; White – Chardonnay, Semillon, Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon-Sauvignon Blanc, Verdelho.

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