Eighty Acres

Eighty Acres

Cabernet Shiraz Merlot 2011

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Region: Clare Valley
Other Vintages:

200820062005


Generous blackcurrant and red berry fruit flavours, dark chocolate and subtle spice carry through to a smooth lingering finish.

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Wine Colour
At release, the wine is deep red with a slightly purple hue.

Wine Bouquet
At release, the wine has a lifted fresh fruit aromas of blackberry and plum. Secondary characters of dark chocolate, dried herbs and spice add complexity to the bouquet.

Wine Palate
At release, the wine has luscious red berry and cassis characters throughout the palate while subtle spice and dark chocolate characters add complexity. The mid-palate is soft and round with long elegant tannins and a velvety, persistent finish.

Cellaring Notes
Although made for immediate enjoyment this wine may be matured over the short term in a good cellar.
Acidity: 6.32 g/L
Alcohol Percent: 14%
PH: 3.44
Region: Clare Valley
Residual Sugar: 0.65 g/L
Range Variety Vintage Show Name Year Class Award
Eighty Acres Cabernet Shiraz Merlot 2011 New Zealand International Wine Show 2013 19 Silver
Eighty Acres Cabernet Shiraz Merlot 2011 Royal Hobart Wine Show 2012 66 Silver
Eighty Acres Cabernet Shiraz Merlot 2011 International Wine Challenge 2013 Bronze
Eighty Acres Cabernet Shiraz Merlot 2011 Sydney Royal Wine Show 2013 11 Bronze
Eighty Acres Cabernet Shiraz Merlot 2011 Rutherglen Wine Show 2013 237a Bronze