Cabernet Sauvignon’s spiritual home, and perhaps its true origin, is in Bordeaux, where it tends to be blended with other varieties such as Merlot and Cabernet Franc. Australian Cab Savs are commonly made as single varietal wines, with Coonawarra and Margaret River heading most wine lovers’ lists of Cabernet regions.
A fruit-driven wine characterised by cherry, blackcurrant and soft, velvety tannins supported by French oak nuances.
Item Code: ITM5496
"This blend shows spicy, ripe perfumed fruit with good oak influence. The palate is soft and appealing with sweet fruit and fine tannins. An elegant and approachable style." Tasting Panel Chair, Ian McKenzie
Item Code: ITM5369
This wine exhibits pronounced notes of blackcurrant and cedar alongside savoury herbal notes. The palate offers fleshy dark fruits and fresh acidity, which is integrated with a sweet clip of new oak. Length is excellent.
Item Code: ITM5648
This is an elegant and varietal style Cabernet with lifted dark fruits, spice and fine-grained tannins that provide weight and structure. Flavour and balance is on point.
Item Code: ITM5328
A lifted nose of black cherry, rhubarb, cedar and chocolate leads onto a rich mouth-filling palate. Juicy fruits characters are tempered with firm tannins. A moreish wine.
Item Code: ITM3594
The nose offers intoxicating aromas of rose and blackberry with
slight herbaceous notes. The palate displays flavours of berries,
violet and spice, while persistent tannins and a velvety mouthfeel
provide structure and excellent length.
Item Code: ITM4961
A stunning Margaret River blend with aromas of cassis, plum and liquorice, as well as varietal notes of violet and mint. The palate is layered with chocolate, spice, dark fruit and fine juicy tannins.
Only $149 per dozen. Discount will appear at checkout.
Item Code: ITM4054
Regional expression is on point. There’s juicy notes of cassis and blackcurrant wrapped in complex notes of bitter chocolate and black olives.
Item Code: ITM5003
This is a refined blend with redcurrant and blackberry balanced by complex notes of cedar-like oak and nuances of dried herbs. Fine, ripe tannins round the palate and contribute to a long and savoury finish.
Item Code: ITM4904
A bold bouquet of cassis, cigars and cedar continue onto the palate. Full-bodied fruit characters and long, board tannins coat the mouth before ending with a persistent finish. A classic Caberent of flavour and balance.
Item Code: ITM5906
Deep crimson in colour, this wine displays aromas of violet, dark fruits and cassis with hints of savoury cedar. On the palate, rich flavours of blackcurrant and plum alongside a heady spiciness are backed by fine but well-structured tannins that contribute to a persistent finish.
Item Code: ITM1893
Deep garnet in colour with enticing aromas of plum, cherry and mint, which move into a bright palate of dark berries and quince. Its true depth and complexity are revealed as hints of dried herbs and dark chocolate interweave with firm acidity and well-structured tannins.
Item Code: ITM3698
Deep ruby in appearance, this Cabernet boasts aromas of black fruits. The palate shows remarkable depth of flavour; sweet red and black fruits dominate. The acid and tannins are perfectly balanced, and the length is tremendous.
Item Code: ITM4946
Intense with distinctive blackcurrant and cassis flavours along with subtle cedar, cigar box and spice. The tannin structure is fine and elegant, while the complex flavours linger on the finish.
Item Code: ITM3018
A blend of 52% Cabernet Sauvignon and 48% Merlot, this wine displays notes of blackcurrant, blackberry, cedar and tabacco leaf on the nose. The palate is rich and mouth-filling with soft, silky tannins that lead to a lengthy finish.
Item Code: ITM3677
This classic Bordeaux style blend offers lifted aromas of blackcurrant, cassis and cedar with hints of black olive, pepper, violet and tobacco. The palate boasts layers of blackcurrant, tobacco leaf and capsicum, while savoury oak contributes elegance and generous length.
Item Code: ITM4977
Deep ruby in colour with gentle aromas of black and red fruits backed by spicy undertones. The palate is full bodied with lashings of blackcurrant, blackberry, ripe strawberry and cherry, while soft tannins and a hint of vanilla add balance, leading to a satisfying and lengthy finish.
Item Code: ITM2229
Varietal cassis aromas are supported by blackberry, mint and forest floor characters on the palate. Maturation for 22 months in a mixture of new and old French and American oak adds structure and layers of complexity.
Only $199 per dozen. Discount will appear at checkout.
Item Code: 30009
It begins on the nose with ripe berries, dried herbs and savoury notes with just a touch of mint. Then it opens up to a flavoursome palate where rich cassis, blackberry and herbs are tamed by chalky tannins in a way that is both accessible and elegant.
Item Code: ITM3674
Aromas of ripe blackcurrant and cherries on the
nose with nuances of vanillin spice. Lush fruit
flavours are present on the palate backed by
well-integrated oak and firm tannins that lead to a
Item Code: ITM2441
Cabernet’s structure and Merlot’s plush fruit combine in a rounded, full and rich style. Cape Mentelle’s 2014 Trinders is a sumptuous Australian take on this classic Bordeaux blend.
Item Code: ITM5718
This blend boasts an alluring bouquet of plum, raspberry, dark chocolate and a floral lift. The palate is elegant yet intense with blackberry, plum and cassis, supported by a fine tannin structure and fresh acidity. A well-balanced wine with generous fruit expression and longevity.
Item Code: ITM4648
"A lovely example of Margaret River's famous variety – Cabernet Sauvignon. Beautiful ripe, sweet fruit aromas are perfectly matched with classy French oak. The mid-palate shows fleshy sweet fruit backed by firm but well-balanced tannins." Tasting Panel Chair, Ian McKenzie
Item Code: ITM5368
Dark cherry red in colour with purple hues, this wine presents a fragrant fruit driven nose with hints of dried herbs and violets. On the palate rich raspberry, blackberry and cassis fill the mouth while undertones of mint, cedar and spice add a savoury edge. Firm tannins create excellent balance and lead to a long, elegant finish.
Item Code: ITM4678
From the picturesque Abbey Vale vineyard comes this ultra-premium wine, made by Jimmy Watson winner Julian Langworthy. This blend is all about poise and regional expression. Deep and inviting aromas of ripe red fruits, plum and violet are complemented by notes of bay leaf and liquorice. The palate is well-rounded with generous layers of fruitcake, spice and lush red fruits, all of which are supported by cedar-like oak and fine, juicy tannins that provide incredible persistence.
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Item Code: ITM5351