Houghton The Bandit Cabernet-Shiraz, Western Australia

Houghton The Bandit Cabernet-Shiraz, Western Australia

Night-harvested grapes from the Great Western and Southern River regions of Western Australia, famed for the quality of their red grapes; the blend is 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 44% Shiraz, with the balance being Merlot and Malbec which add some complexity. The wine is aged for about nine months in French oak barrels. Shows ripe plum and raspberry alongside notes of vanilla, mint and chocolate, backed by a full-bodied yet smooth finish.

  • Type: Red
  • Country: Australia
  • Region: Western Australia
  • Vintage: 2013/2014
  • Producer: Houghton
  • Primary grape: Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Secondary grape: Shiraz/Syrah
  • Screwcap: Screwcap
  • Bottle size: 75cl
  • List price: £8.96
  • Code: 27374
  • Expression: Cherries