Cape Mentelle Zinfandel

A monster truck of a red!

Cape Mentelle Zinfandel

2013, Western Australia Australia
  • World class "Zin" from Western Australia
  • From the Margaret River, Cape Mentelle are the big brother winery to NZ's very own Cloudy Bay!
  • A monster truck of a red - bold, rich & intense!
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    World class Zin from Western Australia! Cape Mentelle are on the south-western end of the sunburnt country in the famous Margaret River region and are the big brother winery to NZ’s very own Cloudy Bay.

    Brothers David, Mark and Giles Hohnen formed this legendary premium producer (funnily enough named after the nearby cape with the same name) in 1970 and in 1985 started Cloudy Bay in Marlborough.

    Best known as a red from California but Cape Mentelle’s take on “Zin” is one of Aussie’s shining examples. The Sunday Star Times called it “A spicy, dusty zin that’s as long and smooth as a seasoned pop crooner”

    And if bold, rich, intense reds are music to your ears then rock on. This monster truck of a red will pair perfectly to venison, roasted lamb and grilled steaks – and if you’re looking to chuck it in your cellar it’ll drink between now and 2023!

    The Lowdown: 14.5% alc / 750ml / Screwcap

    Church Road 1 Single Vineyard Gimblett Gravels Malbec
    Huon Hooke – 4 Stars
    Bob Campbell MW – 5 Stars
    NZIWS Gold


    Paul Jaboulet Parallèle 45 Cotes du Rhone
    Huon Hooke – 4 Stars


    highly rated
    Bob Campbell MW – 4 Stars