Philip Shaw 'No 17' Merlot Cabernet Franc 750ml
The No.17 Merlot Cabernet Franc is a beautifully composed wine balancing fruit and savouriness. The nose is dominated by dark berry fruits with undertones of dried herbs. The palate is dense yet refined showing beautiful berry fruits and earthy notes. No.17 is persistent and finishes with supple fruit tannins.
Vineyard | Koomooloo Vineyard, Orange NSW
Varieties | 67% Cabernet, 26% Cabernet Franc and 7% Merlot.
Bouquet | The No17 is dark garnet red. It has a lifted bouquet; violets and black cherry.
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.
Alcohol | 14.0%
About Philip Shaw: Discover our unique, unconventional and distinct array of wines from our Koomooloo vineyard in Orange, Australia. Our secret to making the most of this is our respect for this patch of earth, it’s changing climate and the way we respond to the elements. We pair our understanding of Koomooloo with decades of experience, hard work, conviction and we keep an open mind to creative thinking. We’ve won plenty of awards but that’s not what drives us to make great wine. We are always trying to achieve a balance in our wines, whether they are white or red. Each vintage is a challenge like no other.