Cabernet Sauvignon/Shiraz, Cape Mentelle, 2017, Australia

Cabernet Sauvignon/Shiraz, Cape Mentelle, 2017, Australia

Texture: Full, rich, dark, and decadent.

Every wine drinker knows Cabernet, and probably every wine drinker knows Shiraz, but have you had them together? Cape Mentelle has been making this unlikely blend for a few decades. This blend of the straight man Cabernet and the unpredictability of the Australian Shiraz makes this the Lethal Weapon of blends. It provides taste explosions, unexpected laughs, and some twists and turns along the way on your palate. 

What you’ll taste: Brooding blackberry, black cherry, eucalyptus, black licorice, leather, and smoked meats.

Food Pairing: Your favorite fast-food burger, but be careful, “because they fuck you at the drive-in!”

Price: $18.99

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