Buy of the Week AU

Wirra Wirra Church Block Cabernet Sauvignon Shiraz Merlot 2016, McLaren Vale, AUD $22

Tamarillo, spice and sarsaparilla aromas. The palate is medium-bodied with lovely raspberry fruit and gentle savouriness. Needs some time in bottle. Great character and flavour. (Screwcap)

Score: 91 ★★★★ – view Toni’s original tasting

Alcohol: 14.5%

Ageing: now to 2026

Food: Roasted lamb leg with garlic and sumac

Stockists: Wirra Wirra Wines; Samuel Smith & Son (AU distributors); EuroVintage, Auckland (NZ distributors)

Ranked: #14 of 44 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon blends from Australia

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