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Babich Irongate Cabernet Merlot Franc 2015 x6
Recommended cellaring 4 - 10 years
51% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot, 19% Cabernet Franc
A brilliant match for red meats, game and pasta dishes
16 months in new and seasoned oak
Moderately deep ruby red.
Distinctively warm and lifted with sweet dried black Doris plums and ripe blueberries on the nose (characteristic notes from the Irongate vineyard).
Savoury and spicy, good complexity, with ripe blackcurrant and plum flavours backed by notes of spice. Fine, supple tannins.
Babich has been producing Irongate Cabernet Merlot since 1986 and it has evolved into a richly flavoured, balanced and elegant wine. The vines from this now-famous Gimblett Gravels 'Irongate' vineyard are selected at pruning and crop levels are closely monitored to ensure excellent flavour concentration in the grapes.
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