Cape Mentelle Cabernet Sauvignon 1998

Cabernet Sauvignon from Margaret River, Australia

$39.99
Item No. 50940
  • red wine
  • W&S91

Winemaker's Notes

Layers of quintessential cabernet aromas - brambles, blackberry, cedar and a dash of bayleaf - become increasingly complex with time in the glass. The wine is generously proportioned and multi-dimensional with blackberry and dark plum flavours merging on a seamlessly textured palate. Silky tannins, quality oak and a rich core of classy fruit distinguish this fine example of Margaret River Cabernet Sauvignon.

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Cape Mentelle Vineyards is a specialist producer of premium wines in Margaret River in the southwest corner of Western Australia. One of the country's finest wine regions, Margaret River enjoys a maritime location, with the added advantage of a long, dry growing season. Cape Mentelle was one of the first vineyards established in the Margaret River region. First planted in 1970,...

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Learn About Margaret River

Located in the southwest area of Western Australia, the country's largest state, Margaret River wine growing region is on a peninsula jutting out into the Indian Ocean. The climate is reminiscent of Bordeaux in some ways, leading many winemakers to plant grapes of that nature, such as Cabernet Sauvignon & Merlot. Other varieties that have found results are Chardonnay & Riesling.

Learn About Cabernet Sauvignon

(cab-uhr-NAY sow-veeh-yawn) King of Red Many refer to Cabernet Sauvignon as the king of red grapes. Perhaps that title is due to its ability to grow worldwide in a number of climates, or to the fact that it produces wine with such character yet such diversity. Either way, this grape is responsible, as a whole or a partner, for some of the greatest wines in the world. In Bordeaux,...

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