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Bimbadgen Members Collection 2016 Cabernet Merlot

$35.00
$28.00 Club Bimbadgen Price
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The Bimbadgen Members Collection features hand selected parcels of premium varietals, crafted in limited quantities exclusively for our wine club family.

This classic blend consists of 70% Cabernet Sauvignon and 30% Merlot. Expect bright red fruit aromas with blackberry and cassis flavours, complemented by tobacco leaf and oak spice. The palate is both generous and bold with a long finish.

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  • Grown:
    Hilltops, NSW.
  • Picked:
    1st March 2017
  • Made:
    The fruit (30% Merlot and 70% Cabernet) was crush and destemmed into an open stainless steel fermenter for a two-day cold soak before fermentation. To keep the skins wet and to ensure maximum colour extraction the wine was pumped over twice daily. The wine was allowed to stay on skins post fermentation for a period of two weeks. The wine was pressed and Mal lactic fermentation was completed in old and new French oak barriques (225L) and puncheons (500L).
  • Bottled:
    March, 2017.
  • Analysis:
    pH: 3.58, TA: 6.5g/L Alc: 14.5%
  • Appearance:
    Deep black red cherry
  • Aroma:
    An abundant array of dark black and red fruits, tobacco, and plum.
  • Palate:
    Rich and full, the palate shows rich black berries and vibrant sweet cherry flavours. The acid gives this wine length, whilst the supple tannins provide structure and elegance.
  • Cellaring:
    10 years
  • Food Match:
    Lamb Roast