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Tag: Tapanappa Whalebone Vineyard Cabernet Shiraz 2019

“An excellent wine that will comfortably age beyond a decade.” 95 points | Qwine Reviews – Tapanappa Whalebone Vineyard Cabernet Shiraz 2019

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Source: Qwine Reviews
Date: Jun 2024

The synergy and fusion captivate with this Tapanappa Whalebone Cabernet Shiraz. Joy and pleasure seep through every pore. A wine that evolved fabulously over three days of tasting, it’s one to tuck away, that’s for sure.

From the last hot …

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“A great Aussie classic blend meets a Goldilocks kind of vintage” 95 points – Jeni Port | Wine Pilot – Tapanappa Whalebone Vineyard Cabernet Shiraz 2019

Author: Jeni Port
Source: Wine Pilot
Date: Jun 2024

A great Aussie classic blend meets a Goldilocks kind of vintage – not too hot, not too cold – and the result is one mighty delicious wine. Bounces in ripe fruit highlighting the beauty of both grapes in black plum, …

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“A strong heart of tannins is the key feature” 93 points – Angus Hughson | Wine Pilot – Tapanappa Whalebone Vineyard Cabernet Shiraz 2019

Author: Angus Hughson
Source: Wine Pilot
Date: Jun 2024

This 2019 Cabernet Shiraz is quite a different beast from the Merlot Cabernet Franc from the same vintage showing more poise and finesse with red currant, cedar and earthy tones prominent. Again a strong heart of tannins is the key …

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“Textbook example of this blend” 95 Points – Campbell Mattinson | Halliday Wine Companion – Tapanappa Whalebone Vineyard Cabernet Shiraz 2019

Author: Campbell Mattinson
Source: Halliday Wine Companion
Date: Jun 2024

The effect of Shiraz on this blend is significant. It’s a wine threaded with herbal, tobacco-like graphite and mint notes, and structurally it feels very cabernet too, in that the tannin has a strictness to it. But then the mid-palate …

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“Pulls cool and long on the finish” 92 Points – Gary Walsh | Wine Front – Tapanappa Whalebone Vineyard Cabernet Shiraz 2019

Author: Gary Walsh
Source: Wine Front
Date: Jun 2024

Lots of liquorice, mint, black fruit, camphor, cedar. Medium to full-bodied, lots of black fruit and mint, tobacco laced, with grainy tannin grip, shows some warming alcohol, but pulls cool and long on the finish, albeit a little grainy and …

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“Elegant, finely structured with a tight physique” – Wines Worth Writing About – Tapanappa Whalebone Vineyard Cabernet Shiraz 2019

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Source: Wines Worth Writing About
Date: Jun 2024

Deep ruby with a beautiful nose of potpourri, a touch of lemon rind, raspberry licorice, brambly berries, cassis, bayleaf, thyme, Sicilian olive, roasted beef, pencil shavings, cedar and a sanguine mineral quality. 
In the mouth it’s dry, elegant, finely structured …

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“Elegant, refined and stylish.” 96 Points – Ray Jordan | Wine Pilot – Tapanappa Whalebone Vineyard Cabernet Shiraz 2019

Author: Ray Jordan
Source: Wine Pilot
Date: Jun 2024

Elegant, refined and stylish. The fruit comes from down at Wrattonbully and is taken up the winery in Piccadilly. Both varieties are kept separate during the fermentation and maturation stages before blending after 17 months in barriques. Bright crimson hues

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