2008 Heathcote II "Myola" Cabernet Merlot
The colour is ruby crimson, with a slightly more developed tone on the edge. The nose is fruity and is showing sweet ripe plums and red currants. After a while a more minty character develops, and there are spices as well, like pepper, nutmeg and quince paste. The finish is quite dry with a good level of tannin and acid that should give the wine a long life.
Fresh and vibrant, this is tightly wound with fine tannins, offering tobacco-scented coffee and cherry flavors that push onto a lively finish. Needs time to soften. Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon. Best from 2014 through 2018.
(a blend of cabernet sauvignon, merlot and cabernet franc): Inky ruby. Seductive, highly perfumed bouquet displays blackcurrant, cherry pit, smoky herbs and pipe tobacco. Lush and creamy but focused, offering deeply pitched dark berry flavors... Read more
The 2008 Myola is a blend of Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon and was matured in French oak for 22 months, 30% new. Deep garnet-purple colored, it presents intense notes of warm black currant and stewed plums over scents of... Read more
- Alcohol: 15.0% w/v - pH: 3.57
- Acidity: 6.4 g/L
- Residual Sugars: 0.60 g/ L.
- 36% Merlot, 34% Cabernet Franc and 30% Cabernet Sauvignon.