An Angel Top Shelf treat
- Having been involved in every step of the Margaret River's rise to world wide fame, Stuart knows the region inside out. He has blended this Top Shelf beauty with care and skill, leaving it to mature in French oak barriques for 24 months.
- Using specially selected fruit parcels, the wine captures ripe fruit flavours yet retains the distinctive perfume of Margaret River Cabernet Sauvignon, and the lush generosity of Merlot.
- The nose is rich and complex with a fresh hit of lifted red and blue berries, intermingled with subtle cedar notes from the oak. Tastes of mulberries, plums and blackberries are wrapped in soft tannins. This is a serious wine at a price around half that of its comparable Stella Bella and Vasse Felix colleagues!
While this wine is a great drink now, especially due to the soft richness of the Merlot, it will age gracefully for at least 10 years.
Open this wine about 2 hours prior to drinking it. If possible, also decant it. This bit of air and patience, really allows the wines aromatics to lift, and the palate to come together. Its not easy being jammed away in a bottle for a few years, so it takes a little time to relax and show your best once you are allowed out.
Local food match
Food Ideas: dry roast Margaret River grass fed beef fillet, seared tuna cutlets, venison risotto with mushrooms.