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.
Bright cherry red in colour with a fruit forward nose. On the palate rich flavours of raspberry, blackberry and plum are laced with hints of spice and backed by smooth tannins. A flavoursome wine of good structure and balance.
Item Code: ITM4661
Bright dark fruit aromas with hints of oaky spice that follow onto a medium- to full-bodied palate. Flavours of cherry and plum are present with undertones of chocolate and savoury spice. Fine tannins create an elegant structure and texture the wine ends with a persistent finish.
Item Code: ITM2896
A medium-bodied wine filled with bright red berry flavours. The tannins are approachable whilst lending length and regional structure. There is an underlying level of spice to the wine that adds complexity.
Item Code: ITM6050
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.
Item Code: ITM4054
"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
Lifted fruit aromas leap from the glass, and progress onto a mouth-filling palate of juicy plum and spicy oak. The wine is backed by fine tannins that provides excellent balance and leads to a persistent finish.
Item Code: ITM5242
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
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 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
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
"This is one of the best wines that Deep Woods Estate makes and the one that I cellar for special occasions - and also drink it on a Tuesday with pizza." Julian Langworthy, Chief Winemaker
Item Code: ITM6739
“Mellow perfume of blue and black berry fruits, bay leaf, pepper, mint, undergrowth. Soft sigh across the palate then tannins and herbal character weave through to a fine tug of tannin. I like the little detail in spice, wood and earthiness, but its that gentle fruit sweetness and sheets of softness to texture that woo most. Not particularly complex, but it’s a lovely, lovely thing to drink.” Mike Bennie
Item Code: ITM6584
Aromas of violets and glazed cherries are supported by hints of cedar, cassis and forest floor. The palate enters with fine-grained tannins and is followed by notes of bright raspberries and mulberries. A wonderful expression of Margaret River Cabernet from an exceptional vintage.
Item Code: ITM4836
The bouquet displays an array dark fruits with subtle notes of crushed herbs and violet. The palate fills the mouth with delicate flavours of blackberry and cassis, which are balanced by lovely savoury undertones and fine tannins. This is a wine of elegance, complexity and length.
Item Code: ITM4677
A powerful and intense red with generous blackcurrant and redcurrant fruit flavours. Fine tannins and cool acidity complete a harmonious wine that is excellent now but will get better with careful cellaring to 2024.
Item Code: ITM5757
A delicate array of blackberry, plum, cassis and violet aromas with hints of spice and mint. Richly rounded with mouth-filling fruit flavours followed by a fleshy but firm texture and toasty oak. Great length on the finish, ensure this is a wine of persistent satisfaction.
Item Code: ITM6682
A generous blend with a bit of Cabernet Franc in the mix. It’s elegant and juicy with a soft core of spicy red and black fruits. Delicious drinking now but will reward further with time.
Item Code: ITM5433