Staglin Salus Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

This bottle showcases ripe, dark and wonderfully herbaceous notes. A further exuberance of deep black and blue fruits with a plushly textured core, giving hints of flowers,...

Orin Swift Palermo Magnum 2018

This special Orin wine showcases a seamless assortment of classic Napa Cabernet aromas that exude from the glass— cassis, black cherries, chaparral and a touch...

Cabernet Sauvignon is a serious, older, part-time bachelor. Although it enjoys spending time on its own, exhibiting flavours like cedar and leather when it’s in Bordeaux and sweeter, dark fruit notes in places like Western Australia and California, it can really relax when it’s with its on-off girlfriend, Merlot.

Merlot’s fuller, softer character mellows Cabernet’s more rigid structure and fills what wine bods often call its ‘hollow middle’. But wherever it goes, this smooth operator usually has a minty-fresh, eucalyptus aroma that is its unique calling card.