In cricketing terms, a declaration is when the batting team has made so many runs that the captain thinks they have the other team covered. Likewise, C J Pask only declares their Cabernet Merlot Malbec when they are confident it has the runs on the board. They meticulously identify the best barrels which they follow up with extensive blending trials. The result is this rich, complex red blend with lashings of blackcurrant and mulberry flavours and a long, satisfying finish.
Colour: Dense purple - red.
Aroma: Berry fruits, spice and toasty fruitcake.
Palate: Intense, rich berry flavours. Spice and cassis characters are supported by fine tannins, sweet oak provides backbone and balance.
C J Pask Reviews & Accolades
Gold - Mercedes Benz Wine Awards, 2008
Gold - World Wine Championships, Chicago, 2008
Gold – World Wine Championships, Chicago, 2007
Gold – Royal Easter Show Wine Awards, 2007
Silver – Decanter World Wine Awards, 2008
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