Planted in many parts and producing a medium-bodied wine, Cabernet is slightly firmer when grown inland at higher elevations.
Planted in most of the localities throughout the region, this wine attests to the versatility of the variety. Character notes range from melon and stone fruit to rich and buttery.
This was the first white grape to be planted in Peel. The wine is produced with or without oak and gains character and depth with short to medium-term cellaring.
Not only the longest established in the region, the Shiraz is arguably the most successful variety, particularly around the Peel Estate. Overall, the style is medium-bodied with sweet, fine, ripe tannins.