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2015 Zilzie Selection 23 Cabernet Merlot

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Zilzie have created the kind of wine your al fresco barbecue feast is in desperate need of - it’s soft, approachable and it pairs well with everything from chicken to lamb and even steak – a perfect all rounder. We love the way they have made such an easy drinking red that is priced to please and tastes so good. Enjoy its core of blackberry, plum and spice, its shades of mint and charry oak before a juicy palate of soft fruit and supple tannins fill out the finish.

Winemaker's Notes

Soft and juicy, the Selection 23 Cabernet Merlot is the ultimate entertainer, effortlessly mingling plum flavours with blackberry and spice and introducing to the party fine supple oak tannins right at the end. Sure to charm friends and dazzle the family, this is one wine you won't want to leave off the guest list.

Colour: Deep crimson

Aroma: Plum and dark cherry layered with toasty oak and spice

Palate: Layers of rich, ripe dark berries with a touch of spice and subtle oak

Food match: Lamb cutlets with garlic mash and seasonal vegetables. Would also pair well with steak or burgers

Alc/vol: 13.5%

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2015 Zilzie Selection 23 Cabernet Merlot

Expert Reviews

James Halliday (2012 Vintage) says
To 2014
Australian Wine Companion 2014 Edition
WINESTATE (2008 Vintage) says
Nose has vanilla, bacon and some minty notes. Palate full of blackberry and black licorice flavours.
Winestate 2009
WINESTATE (2007 Vintage) says
A medium-weight wine; light oak merges seamlessly with elegant varietal fruit and is supported by fine tannins.
Winestate 20082009

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