Pedestal Cabernet Merlot 2017

Pedestal Cabernet Merlot 2017

Margaret River, Western Australia   |    750ml   |    14%

The Pedestal range of wines are made by one of Australia's most acclaimed winemakers; Larry Cherubino. Showcasing the varietals the Margaret River region does bet, the Pedestal wines consistently deliver high-quality, exceptional value drinking.

The 2017 Pedestal Cabernet Merlot is a sensational example of this blend that Margaret River is famous for; opening with classic cabernet aromas of blackcurrant and dried herb. Medium-bodied, there are plenty of blackcurrant, plum, bayleaf and chocolate flavours on offer, with velvety tannins rounding off a red that delivers super value for money. 

"95 Points. From vineyards in the highly esteemed Wilyabrup district, matured in French oak for 12 months. The bouquet opens with dried bay leaf and foresty aromas, the palate picking up pace with similar flavours given extra drive by ripe gravelly tannins. Price: $25.00. 14% alc Drink By: 2035 Closure: Screwcap"- James Halliday, winecompanion.com.au.

Availability: In stock

$19.90
Pedestal Wines are made by Larry Cherubino; one of Western Australia's most acclaimed winemakers. The Pedestal name was given due to the elevation of the Margaret River vineyard where fruit was initially sourced to create these wines.

Showcasing the best of the Margaret River region. “The idea was to use varieties for which the region is famous, and to make wines that were definitively Margaret River in style.” Pedestal wines are made purely from Margaret River fruit. Being a large wine-growing region stretching more than 100km from north to south, Margaret River offers great diversity in soil and micro-climates. Our Pedestal range takes advantage of this, to create wines that typify what Margaret River does best.

In general terms, Northern Margaret River is better suited to red wines with its slightly warmer Indian Ocean influence whereas southern Margaret River is better suited to whites due to the cooling influence of the Southern Ocean breeze.
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Western Australia
Margaret River
750
14
THE WINE: Inky purple. Classic cabernet aroma of blackcurrant. The wine is medium bodied with primary flavours of blackcurrant and bay leaf, layered with secondary cedar and chocolate. Velvety soft tannins and a long finish.

DRINK WITH: Chargrilled rump with roasted bone marrow.

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