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2012 Paulett Wines Polish Hill River Cabernet Merlot

Cracka Rating

Cracka Review

If you like your cab merlots fuller-bodied and with a kick of oak, then this is the wine for you! Smells of dark fruits and plums lift from the glass, along with hints of pepper spice, licorice and toasted cedar, whilst the palate is fulsome and plummy flavoured, with a decent lick of toasty oak adding to the slight grip of the tannins, and a decent, earthy savoury finish. Some roast red meats will be ideal with this.

Winemaker's Notes

This delicious Cab Merlot sits perfectly on any table. It's velvety smooth and packed with plum and spice flavours.

Colour: Bright deep crimson

Nose: Showing attractive aromas of dark red fruits, being plums and berries, with subtle French oak nuances

Palate: A medium elegant long palate showing hints of rich fruits and smooth tannins with well balanced acidity

Variety: 70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot

Cellaring: 6-8 years

Alc/vol: 14.5 %

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2012 Paulett Wines Polish Hill River Cabernet Merlot

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Campbell Mattinson (2012 Vintage) says
Fresher and cleaner than previous releases but still with plenty of fruit power. This serves a volume of blackberry, clove and mint flavour and then coats it all in smooth vanillin oak. Tannin framework is on the money too.
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