Fermoy Estate

2021 Shiraz Cabernet


Fermoy 'Blackwater' Shiraz Cabernet – the town of Fermoy (in Co.Cork, Ireland), after which we are named, is situated on the River Blackwater.

Vintage:  2021 – a cooler vintage by Margaret River standards resulting in wines with heightened aromatics and bright natural acids.

Varietals (%’S):  63% Shiraz; 30% Cabernet Sauvignon; 7% Malbec

Appearance:  Vibrant ruby red.

Aroma:  Lovely, perfumed aromas of blueberries, satsuma plum and red flowers. Complexing notes of cinnamon spice, red peppercorn and red liquorice.

Palate:  Lightly framed and juicy, this wine is bright and refreshing. Blue and red fruits – violets, plums and red cherry lead into the structure and spice of rosemary, orange blossom, star anise and red earthen tannins.

Oak Detail:  Components were matured in French oak barriques for 15 months prior to blending. The final blend saw 25% new oak, with the balance in seasoned barrels. The blend spent some 3 months in tank to integrate and harmonise prior to bottling.

Cellaring:  Can be drunk now or cellared for up to 8 years.

Food Pairing:  Five-spice roasted duck with soy glaze.

Alcohol Volume:  14.5%
Acidity:  pH 3.59; TA 6.54g/L

Residual Sugar:  <1.0g/L

Awards & Ratings:

Gold - 2022 WA Boutique and Single Vineyard Wine Show.

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