Stella Bella Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2009 Wine Review

Stella Bella Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2009
Stella Bella Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2009
Stella Bella Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2009
Margaret River, Western Australia, Australia
Community Score: 4.5/5
Community Reviews: 3
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Product #: 47639
BC Product #: 465047

Price: $29.95
Alcohol: 13.5%
Drink: 2011-2015
Sweetness: Extra Dry
Bottle size: 750 ml
Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Stella Bella
Agent: H.H.D. Imports
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Natalie's Score: 88/100

Juicy and full-bodied with boisterous aromas and flavours of big blackberry fruit. Generously layered with a full-bodied weight. Some smoke and vanillin on the finish from the oak aging. Decant for 1-2 hours. Terrific with a juicy pepper steak.

Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot food pairings: chicken cacciatore, beef, cheese, pork tenderloin, tandoori flavored dishes.

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This was reviewed May 11, 2013 by

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Dan Trcka Wine Blogger rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

The 2009 Stella Bella Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot, of 73/27% proportions aged in French Oak for 24 months, has intense aromas of blackberry, black cherry, vanilla, creamy oak and coconut. It is a medium bodied; extra-dry, fruity wine; balanced with good acidity, refined tannins and a long and smooth finish. This is a sipping wine despite being food friendly; drink now – 2020++. My impression: BEAUTIFUL, 91 pts – recommended for its quality. Tasted at Australia Today 2014 Trade show in Feb/14.

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Darlene Myers CAPS Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

I loved this Cabernet Merlot blend. Rich luscious fruits, like blackberry from the Cabernet and nice plums from the Merlot. Balanced with a nice acidity and tannins, finished by very pleasant oak. This wine will pair well with grilled foods.

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