Natalie MacLean’s Wine of the Week: Wynns Coonawarra Estate Cabernet Shiraz Merlot

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Are you looking for a terrific wine to serve at your summer shindig, or perhaps a quality bottle to buy for a hostess gift? We’ve got you covered, with award-winning wine writer Natalie MacLean’s Wine of the Week.

Wine of the Week for September 20, 2012:

Wynns Coonawarra Estate Cabernet Shiraz Merlot

Coonawarra, Australia

Elegant, refined and balanced like the winemaker Sue herself. Classic cassis and blackberry fruit aromas. Full-bodied and smooth. Pair with: pepper steak and a side dish of mushrooms and sliced leeks fried in butter.

Drink: 2012-2016. 

Product No: 511600 

Price: $19.95 

Score: 89/100

Natalie MacLean is the Canadian author of Unquenchable: A Tipsy Search for the World’s Best Bargain Wines. Check out more of her wine picks and food pairings at www.nataliemaclean.com.