Tag: Whalebone Vineyard 2012 Cabernet Shiraz

“destined for the long haul” – 2012 Whalebone Cabernet Shiraz

Author: Huon Hooke
Source: Gourmet Traveller WINE
Date: Apr 2016

This is a strongly built wine destined for the long haul. The bouquet has rasp- berry, herb and mint, while the palate is deep, firm and has an ironstone-like character. Its abundant tannin will help it live and develop long-term.

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“fine wine written all over it” – 2012 Whalebone Cabernet Shiraz

Author: Mike Bennie
Source: WBM
Date: Nov 2015

This has “fine wine” written all over it – from complex scents of attractive, mahogany oak, to the seductive richness of dark and blue fruit layered through the wine. The powerful, fuller figured feel is shaped with powdery tannins, bayleaf

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“the quality is undeniable” – 2012 Whalebone Cabernet Shiraz

Date: Oct 2015

Deeply coloured. Dense choc mint, cedar, cassis and earthy fruits plus toasty oak. Dry, full and structural with slightly firm chewy tannins well balanced – a firm, robust and masculine style that needs time to settle but the quality is

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“Excellent wine” – 2012 Whalebone Cabernet Shiraz

Author: Peter Chapman
Source: Various (syndicated)
Date: Oct 2015

WINEMAKER Brian Croser packs a punch of flavours into his wines and here is another mouthful of moreish blackcurrants and spice. Excellent wine.


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Halliday Wine Companion 2016 results

Author: James Halliday
Source: Halliday Wine Companion 2016
Date: Aug 2015

Tiers Vineyard 2013 Chardonnay

An extremely intense and focused wine; the fruit is a blend of citrus, stone fruit and apple; the barrel ferment inputs and oak maturation have been swallowed by the fruit. Needs several years to relax and

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