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2017 Pedestal Cabernet Merlot

2017 Pedestal Cabernet Merlot

The wine

Inky purple. Classic cabernet aroma of blackcurrant. The wine is medium bodied with primary flavours of blackcurrant and bay leaf, layered with secondary cedar and chocolate. Velvety soft tannins and a long finish.

Drink with

Chargrilled rump with roasted bone marrow.

Drink

2015 to 2025

Reviews

2017 vintage

Wine Show of WA - Silver Medal, 90 points

2014 Vintage:

James Halliday, The Australian Wine Companion 2017 - 93 Points

 

 

 

2013 Vintage:

Huon Hooke, huonhooke.com - 90 Points
Margaret River Wine Show 2015 - Gold Medal
Lester Jesberg, Winewise Bulletin - 4 Stars
Tony Love , Adelaide Advertiser
 

2012 Vintage:

James Halliday, The Australian Wine Companion 2015 - 96 Points
Tyson Stelzer, Wine Business Magazine - 93 Points
Tyson Stelzer, Wine Taste Weekly - 93 Points
Ray Jordan, The West Australian - 92 Points
Gary Walsh, Winefront - 90 Points
 

2011 Vintage:

Rod ProperJohn, Subiaco Post - 17.5 Score
James Halliday, Australian Wine Companion - 94 Points
 

2009 Vintage:

James Halliday, The Australian Wine Companion 2013 - 95 Points
Gary Walsh, Winefront - 90 Points

'Best Value Winery 2017' James Halliday Wine Companion

'Winery of the Year 2011' James Halliday Wine Companion

'Producer of the Year 2011' Matt Skinner's Wine Guide

Finalist ‘Winemaker of the Year 2009’ Gourmet Traveller Wine Magazine

Listed as one of the ‘Ten Best New Wineries in Australia’ & five star rating 2009 and 2010 James Halliday Wine Companion

Finalist ‘Winemaker of the Year 2003’ Gourmet Traveller Wine Magazine

Nominated ‘Best Young Australian Winemaker 2004’ Decanter Magazine

Awarded ‘Winemaker of the Year 2003/2004’ Guide to Western Australian Wine 2005

Nominated ‘International Winemaker of the Year 2003’ International Wine and Spirit Competition

Finalist ‘Winemaker of the Year 2009’ Gourmet Traveller Wine Magazine

Nominated ‘Best Young Australian Winemaker 2004’ Decanter Magazine