Philip Shaw No. 17 Merlot Cabernet Cabernet Franc – 750ML
The adventure began when Philip purchased the land for his Koomooloo vineyard in June 1988. In close proximity to the region’s highest peak, Mt Canobolas, Koomooloo vineyard rises to an altitude of 900M with red loam soils over limestone. Philip has been making wine in Australia for more than four decades and he approaches each aspect of wine making with a healthy mix of innovation and unrelenting quality standards.
Grape Variety: 67 % Cabernet, 26% Cabernet Franc and 7% Merlot
Vineyard Region: Orange NSW
Colour: Dark garnet red
Palate: A generous palate with luscious dark berry fruits framed by soft supple tannins, giving the wine line and length. Savoury characteristics of chocolate and clove with undertones of dried herbs.
WineAnalysis: Alc/vol: 13.5%
A finey tuned blend with elegant structure that offers a harmonius balance between pure fruit intensity with lingering savoury character. No17 is a summation of all its contributing blocks. 5 + 7 + 2 + 3 = 17.
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