BackBack

2017 Dormilona Cabernet Sauvignon

Margaret River, WA

A more refined and elegant rendition of Margaret River Cabernet.

$40.00

DISPATCHED NEXT BUSINESS DAY
About

About The Wine

A beautifully different style of Margaret River Cabernet here from the 2016 Young Gun Winemaker of the Year, Josephine Perry.

There are few, if any, other winemakers in Margaret River that would dare release their Cabernet Sauvignon without any new oak, but that is precisely what Jo chooses for her own.

It's about fruit first and foremost, her trusting the vineyard and her instincts on when to pick to ensure that all structure in the wine is derived from the grape rather than an oak tree.

It's a gloriously feminine style of Cabernet - lifted and precise.

About Dormilona

Josephine Perry is one of the most exciting emerging producers in Margaret River. Her Dormilona label is setting a new tone for the region.

A self-confessed 'lazy-bones' winemaker, Jo is low-intervention in the winery, instead focusing her energies on the quality of fruit that she brings in the winery.

She uses only organically and biodynamically farmed fruit from high-quality vineyards across Margaret River, and is bringing an alt-styling to the way she produces the hero varieties of this famous region.

These are Margaret River wines with flair and originality. From vineyard to glass, Jo handcrafts each wine with love and tender hands. An authentic producer who's rightfully gaining plenty of attention.

Jo sharing her Clayfaces
Jo sharing her Clayfaces
Margaret River, WA
Reviews

Critic Reviews

DDS review

Classic Margaret River Cabernet through a soft veil. It's all mulberries and red currants, bay leaf, deep pools of lush fruit and fine trimmed tannins. There's an ease and grace to the wine. Feels composed and effortless. Gentle push of pleasing drying tannin through the long breezy finish. Moreish Cabernet, both regional and unique. - Different Drop Wine Team

Additional Info

From The Producer

100% good old Cabernet Sauvignon from our little dry grown block in Wallcliffe. Hand picked, foot stomped, wild fermented in opens & post maceration for a three months. Then basket pressed & aged to perfection in seasoned French oak barriques. Only racked once and sulphured at bottling. No additives, fining, nor filtration to express the wonders of the land.

Blend : Cabernet Sauvignon (100%)
Closure : Screw cap
Drink Until : 2027
Bottle Size : 750ml

Jo
Jo's precious clay pots and amphora
Margaret River, WA
Shipping

Shipping & Delivery

We ship primarily with Australia Post. Their fast, easy and reliable delivery is completely FREE for any orders of $150 or more, or just $9 for any orders of $149 or less. There is no minimum order quantity and you can mix and match as much as you like.

The vast majority of orders are dispatched from our Sydney warehouse on the same or next business day. Estimated delivery time frames can be viewed here. Please include Authority to Leave instructions in the ‘SPECIAL REQUESTS’ box during checkout if you may not be available to sign for your delivery and would like it left at your front door.

Customer pickup is also available for Sydney customers, 8am-6pm Monday to Friday, except on Wednesdays when we are open until 7:30pm. A useful map on how to find us can be viewed here.

Lastly, orders are fully insured so you can buy with full confidence that these tasty beverages will get to you in tip-top shape. Moreover, our heat policy can be view here.

For any other shipping related inquiries, please see our helpful FAQ, email us at hello@differentdrop.com or call us on 1300 668 385..