2017 Fermoy Estate Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot
Varietals (%’S): 60% Cabernet Sauvignon; 37% Merlot; 3% Shiraz
Appearance: Dark crimson red with black tints.
Aroma: The nose shows an array of red and black fruits – redcurrant, raspberry and blackberry with notes of liquorice, dark chocolate and savoury herbs.
Palate: The medium weighted palate unfolds in layers of fruit, savoury herbs, chocolate and oak spice. A soft and juicy mid-palate is supported by a framework of powder fine tannins which add structure and length.
Oak Detail: 18 months maturation in a combination of 20% new and 80% seasoned French oak barriques from a selection of renowned Bordeaux cooperages.
Cellaring: This finely structured wine is drinking well now, but will continue to evolve over the next 6-8 years.Alcohol Volume: 14.0%
Acidity: pH 3.63; TA 5.6 g/L
Residual Sugar: 0.9 g/L
Awards: Bronze – 2019 Wine Show of WA.