Tag: Whalebone Vineyard 2010 Merlot Cabernet Franc

Making our drops hot – The Australian 5/08/2015

Author: Will Lyons
Source: The Australian
Date: Aug 2015

The following article featured in The Australian 5/08/2015

Brian Croser says the future of Australia’s fine wine lies in the country’s cool-climate areas


Can you name the world’s great fine-wine regions? This wine con- noisseurs’ parlour game usually

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“A substantial wine with a long way to go” – 2010 Whalebone Merlot Cab Franc

Author: Mike Bennie / Andrew Caillard
Source: Gourmet Traveller WINE
Date: Jun 2015

appealed to Bennie. “A pretty but rich perfume of stewed fruits, plum and prunes with some cinnamon and mara- schino cherry,” he said. “A fleshy palate with ample dark fruits and tinged with choc-mint flavour. Chalky tannins, finishes fresh and

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Top 100 new releases – 2010 Whalebone Merlot Cab Franc

Author: Huon Hooke
Source: Gourmet Traveller WINE
Date: Nov 2014

Very appealing red and dark fruit aromas combine with smoky, toasty savoury notes and hints of dried herbs. Complex, subtly powerful with smooth, effortless tannins. Impressive.

96 points

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“length and persistence” 97 points – 2010 Whalebone MCF

Author: James Halliday
Source: Australian Wine Companion 2015
Date: Jul 2014

Bright, youthful crimson; the bouquet is particularly fragrant, with red fruits, rose petal and cedar aromas; the palate moves into another gear, with intensely flavoured redcurrant, cigar box and a hint of earth ex the oak; the length and persistence

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