The name refers to the blend, a 50/50 mix of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. It's rather soft and smooth, showcasing the estate-grown fruit bursting with flavors of raspberries and cherries. As with the winery's other reds from 2011, it is maturing quickly and drinking at or near its peak.
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