Rod McDonald Wines One Off Cabernet Merlot

Cullen Diana Madeline

Vanya Cullen continues to amaze the world with her brilliantly flavoursome and elegant Cabernet named after Di Cullen, a true pioneer. Vanya is also pioneering in her own style with the introduction to 100% bio-dynamics and the results are to there to be seen by all. The highest possible Langon's Classification is bestowed upon this wine and with it's agability is one for the true wine lover and collector. [Biodynamic]

Jacob's Creek Cabernet Merlot

This medium-bodied Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot blend from Jacob's Creek offers dark berry and chocolate flavours, with hints of spicy and soft vanillin oak.

Howard Park Cabernet Blend

One of the Margaret River's more celebrated producers, Howard Park have forged a healthy cult following. The 2001 Cabernet Blend is a full bodied red that has developed liquorice and humidor characters beneath a layers of concentrated blackberry.

Cullen Cabernet Merlot

Cullen, world famous for their Diana Madeline Cabernet Merlot, have introduced another Cab Merlot, a distinguished offshoot of the Langton's classified Diana Madeline. Majority Cabernet Sauvignon blended with Merlot and touch of Petit Verdot gives the wine a luscious, bright cherry flavour with red berries playing their part. Aged in French oak, 40% of which was new, for one year. Delicious to serve with veal, lamb or beef today, but will also reward up to 10 years in the cellar.

McGuigan Black Label Cabernet Merlot

McGuigan provides a luscious and smooth drinking Cabernet Merlot here with nice concentration from the Cabernet Sauvignon balanced well with smooth, silky Merlot. Plums and blackcurrants cover the palate complimented by a silky finish.

MadFish Gold Turtle Cabernet Merlot

Howard Park are Western Australia's largest family-owned winery whose reputation is unsurpassed. Their Madfish range of wines continue to provide great value-for-money while still offering that Western Australian quality we've all come to enjoy. The Cabernet Merlot has a luscious smooth ripe flavour profile without being sweet with regional notes of black olives and eucalypt.

Parker Estate 1st Growth Cabernet

A classic Coonawarra vintage from Parker Estate. Big rich cassis, blackberry and raspberry primary fruit still shows. A fine integrated influence of French oak that delivers a balanced cedar and cigar box finish. From a very highly regarded vintage in Coonawarra the 1996 has huge, full-bodied flavours that coat the palate, low acidity, sweet tannin and a sensationally long finish.

Voyager Estate Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot

Voyager Estate has quickly earned itself a seat at the head of the table in Australia when it comes to elegant, and classic Cabernet. Appealing aromas of ripe blackcurrant chocolate and that distinctive Margaret River forest floor character. The palate is powerful yet balanced with concentrated red berry fruits. The Voyager Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot is a magnificent wine to lay down for a decade or more and will repay the patient in spades.

Evans & Tate Metricup Road Cabernet Merlot

Traditional Margaret River producers, Evans & Tate have rebadged their premium range to pay homage to their history and location in the heart of the great Western Australian wine region. Their Cabernet Merlot has an alluring nose of plums and cedary spice while the palate has good fruit weight with dark berry fruits and some chocolate undertones.