2016 Fermoy Estate Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot Quarterly
Varietals (%’S): 55% Cabernet Sauvignon; 41% Merlot; 4% Shiraz
Appearance: Dark crimson red with black tints.
Aroma: The nose shows an array of rich black-fruit aromas – blackcurrant, berries and plums with notes of black olive, dark chocolate and vanilla bean.
Palate: The palate unfolds in layers of black fruits, savoury herbs, dark 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: 14.5%
Acidity: Ph 3.65; TA 5.9 G/L
Residual Sugar: 1.0 g/LAwards:
2018 Australian Small Winemakers ShowBronze –
2018 Royal Perth Wine Show
2018 Wine Show of WA
2018 Margaret River Wine Show