Elgee Park Cabernet Merlot 2017

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Elgee  Park,  the  oldest  vineyard  on  the  Mornington  Peninsula,  was  originally  the  country  retreat  of  Baillieu  &  Sarah  Myer  and  their  children.  In  1972  the  first  vines  wereplanted  on  the  property.  Small  parcels  of  grapes,  cool  nights  and  warm  summers,  produce  wines  of  great  finesse,  depth  and  balance.

The oldest vines on the Mornington Peninsula, planted in 1972, produce wines of great finesse, depth & balance.

Tasting note

Colour: Crimson
Bouquet: Aromas of cassis, cedar & dark chocolate
Palate: The  palate  shows  ripe  cool  climate  flavours  of  blackcurrant  &  cocoa.  The  cabernet  gives  length  of  flavour,  whilst  the  merlot  provides  the  velvetytexture.  Matured  in  French  oak  for  18months,these  old  vines  and  skilled  winemakingcontribute  to  a  remarkable  wine.
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Technical Details

Variety: Cabernet Sauvignon 75% & Merlot 25%
Vintage: 2017
Region: Mornington Peninsula, VIC
Alcohol: 13.5%
Maturation: matured in French oak barrels for 18 months