2018 Singlefile Great Southern Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot

Great Southern, WA

One of Margaret River's best value Cabernet Merlots. With 96 points from James Halliday, it punches well above its weight.



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Exceptional value.

James Halliday (Halliday Wine Companion)

About The Wine

If you are looking for an excellent value red from WA, this is one of the best buys you will come across.

The Singlefile wines have made a serious splash since coming on the scene around a decade ago. The pound for pound quality of their red wines, in particular, is exceptional, and when it comes to their entry level Cab Merlot blend from a good vintage like 2018, they just don't miss.

This received an outstanding 96 points from James Halliday making it an absolute no-brainer for mid-week drinking or even mid-term cellaring.

Great value here.

Phil & Viv Snowden and Pam & Patrick Corbett
Phil & Viv Snowden and Pam & Patrick Corbett
Great Southern, WA
Additional Info

From The Producer

This wine is a blend of 60% cabernet sauvignon, 25% merlot and 15% malbec, the malbec not mentioned on the front label given the quantity offered in the blend has varied from 0% to 15%.

The fruit was picked and sorted in mid April 2018. It was cold soaked in small fermenters for twelve days before undergoing an extended and gentle maceration allowing for the softening of the tannins. Thirty percent of the wine was matured in new Bordeaux oak barriques. The balance went to one year old (50%) and two year old (20%) Bordeaux barriques for thirteen months maturation before final blending and bottling in August 2019.

Blend : Cabernet Sauvignon (60%), Merlot (25%), Malbec (15%)
ABV : 13.7%
Closure : Screw Cap
Drink Until : 2028
Bottle Size : 750ml

Singlefile vineyards
Singlefile vineyards
Great Southern, WA
Expert Reviews

Critic Reviews

Halliday Wine Companion

"A blend of 60% cabernet sauvignon, 25% merlot and 15% malbec (it varies from year to year), matured for 13 months in barriques (30% new). This has largely unbridled power courtesy of its medium to full-bodied palate, black fruits ex the cabernet first up, then red berries and a more succulent mid-palate ex the merlot and malbec. Exceptional value." - James Halliday (Halliday Wine Companion)


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