Wynns Cabernet Shiraz Merlot 2015 (6 x 750mL), Coonawarra, SA.

$13.99 per Bottle
$83.94 per pack

Wynns Cabernet Shiraz Merlot is a rich and complex wine with enhanced softness derived from the blending of these three classic red grape varieties.

Region:
SA - Coonawarra
State:
South Australia
Country:
Australia

Expert Reviews

89 Points - Campbell Mattinson - The WineFront - Posted 07 Nov 2016

Been a while. Much-loved label out of Coonawarra’s most famous estate. A staple of the Australian red wine landscape, without ever having been a star.

This is pretty good. I wouldn’t pay $25 for it but as a drink it works well. For starters, it’s dry. And it has a good chew of tannin. There’s a smattering of briary tobacco and general leaf matter, but it’s essentially berried, red and black. Almost a Claret-style of red, which is how it has traditionally presented. It tastes cheap-ish and yet it still feels as though it will age medium term, and well. After spending a while with it I fell pretty solidly in its favour.

Winery Tasting Notes

Colour

Vibrant purple.

Aroma

Rich dark notes of blueberry and black olive. Elegant red cherry and violets complement and complex the bouquet. Hints of cedar and cassis add finesse and layers.

Palate

Concentrated blueberry, liquorice and ground coffee flavours at the base of the palate, with bright red cherry and violets filling the mid palate. Balanced, ripe tannins and fine, restrained oak add a savoury note and structure to this classic Wynns blend.

Cellar

Enjoy on release or cellar carefully for up to 10 years.

Winery Profile

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In 1891 the famous triple gabled winery and surrounding vineyards were built and planted by John Riddoch and called the Chateau Camoum. Riddoch’s vineyards are the core of today’s Wynns Coonawarra Estate, with his winery, essentially unchanged, forming the centrepiece of the operation.

Following John Riddoch’s death in 1901 the Coonawarra Estate languished for 50 years until 1951 when Samuel Wynn and Co, the Melbourne-based wine makers and merchants, purchased the winery and vineyards.

After much hard work, over the next 30 years Wynns gradually increased its holdings in the Coonawarra and by 1981 was the largest grower in the district with 440 hectares under vine.

Coonawarra's fame comes mostly from a freakish natural phenomenon called the terra rossa. Meaning literally 'red earth', the terra rossa is a low, cigar-shaped ridge of soil some 15 kilometres long and up to 1 kilometre wide.

Coonawarra - which is an Aboriginal word meaning 'honeysuckle' - is an isolated region 450 kilometres away from Melbourne and 380 kilometres from Adelaide. Coonawarra is renowned for its unique geological and climatic features - ideal for growing vines bearing the highest quality grapes.

Like all great wine regions of the world, Coonawarra's climate is cool and marginal. It is South Australia's southernmost wine region, positioned just 80 kilometres from the chilly southern ocean and cold Antarctic winds. The vines are assured a long, cool ripening period that builds up the intensity of flavours slowly in the grape and ensures a balanced acidity. The resulting wines will always be among Australia's finest for their richness, intensity, flavour and longevity.

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Other Information

  • 2015 vintage
  • 6 x 750mL Bottles
  • SA - Coonawarra, South Australia
  • Screwcap closure
  • 13.5% alc.
Liquor Act 2007: It is against the law to sell or supply alcohol to, or to obtain alcohol on behalf of, a person under the age of 18 years. GraysOnline liquor licence LIQP770010049

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