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.
Vibrant red in colour with purple hues this wine displays aromas of blackcurrant and violets with a touch of spice. Medium-bodied with ripe berry flavours supported by fine tannins. A wine of excellent balance and length.
Item Code: ITM4660
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
"When you can get wines like this for less than $20 you are on a winner. This gives the traditional Rhône blend a little tweak using malbec instead of mourvèdre. Generous and fruity with loads of toasty chocolate influences. A little sprinkle of spices adds a finishing lift." Ray Jordan
Item Code: ITM6050
Vibrant and fruitful with aromas of dark fruits that follow onto the palate. Ripe flavours of black cherry and plum are backed by fine tannins creating good texture and balance. Enjoy now to 2019.
Item Code: ITM2020
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
Elegant with a sweet core of vanillin oak and mint chocolate complemented by hints of eucalypt and structural earthy tannins.
Item Code: ITM4766
Aromas of plum, dark berries and spice carry onto the palate where rich layers of blackberry, cassis and spice are structured by fine tannins. A complex wine at a bargain price.
Item Code: ITM4663
"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
Deep colour with intense dark fruit, chocolate and mint aromas. The palate is richly layered with flavours of blackberry, cassis and chocolately spice, supported by gently integrated oak that provides structure, balance and length.
Item Code: ITM5094
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
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
A powerhouse of blackberry, dark chocolate, black pepper and cassis creates long flavoursome palate backed by soft tannins and well-integrated oak. This wine sure packs a punch for its price.
Item Code: ITM4042
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
Lifted nose of dark berries and leafy spice that flow onto the palate. The purity of fruit creates a generous and mouth-filling wine, while soft ripe tannins provide structure. An elegant wine of quality far beyond its price.
Item Code: ITM5817
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
“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 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
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 classic Margaret River Cabernet with layers of complexity. Fragrant aromas of blackberry and chocolate with briary notes move onto a plush palate of forest fruits and cedary oak. Fine-grained tannins add structure and depth, guiding the wine to a lengthy and satisfying finish.
Item Code: ITM4701
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