2018 West Cape Howe Hanna's Hill Cabernet Malbec

Top value Cabernet blend from the South of WA.

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This cracking Cabernet Malbec blend from Great Southern is a testament to West Cape Howe's continued quality.

Nothing too complex or magical going on here, but it does it so well. It's predominantly Cabernet Sauvignon from fruit across southern WA, with a splash of floral, ripe Malbec to create a classic, easy-drinking, flavour-packed Cabernet blend.

Silly value, and a no-brainer for those looking for an approachable Cabernet that won't bust the bank.

Our 'Hanna’s Hill' Cabernet Malbec showcases the intense Frankland River Cabernet and Malbec in partnership. After harvest, the parcels of Frankland River Cabernet and Malbec were co-fermented to ensure seamless integration of the two varieties from the beginning. Careful monitoring during fermentation with frequent pump-overs ensured maximum colour & flavour extraction from the skins. After pressing out, the wine was put to barrel in a mixture of new and older French oak for 10 months maturation before blending and bottling.

90 Points - "This is a delicious mid-tier wine, at least in the context of the hierarchy at this address. Plummy. Red to blackcurrant. Sage clad tannins and some vanillin to cinnamon oaky seams, galvanising the meld of flavours and textures. This drinks well." - Ned Goodwin MW (Halliday Wine Companion)

92 Points - "Loads of dark berries jumping from this glass, dried herbs and a faint whiff of oak-spice round out a very attractive nose. Red and purple berries complement the dark core on the palate - rich and imposing. Tannins are integrated. Exceptional value proposition." - Nick Butler (The Real Review)

91 Points - "It offers both character and flavour in a well-structured package. You might argue that there’s a slight dip to the mid palate but the chocolatey, curranty flavour on offer here is most attractive. Dry, gravelly tannin both completes the picture and suggests that it will mature well too." - Campbell Mattinson (The Wine Front)

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