Cape Mentelle Wilyabrup Margaret River Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot Cabernet Franc

Notes of dark chocolate and coffee oak propel blackcurrant and cassis fruit on the bouquet. The palate is honed and structured, with impressive definition of taut, fine tannins scaffolding precise blackcurrant fruit, with merlot providing body to the mid palate and cabernet franc its fragrant lift. Finely structured, earthy, drying tannins furnish impressive definition and longevity. $41 at Wine Cow.