Tag: Whalebone Vineyard 2016 Cabernet Shiraz

An excellent example of Australia’s own unique blend – 2016 Whalebone Cabernet Shiraz

Author: Angus Hughson
Source: Winepilot
Date: Mar 2021

The classic Cabernet Sauvignon Shiraz blend is all about combining the structure of Cabernet Sauvignon with the ripeness and upfront appeal of shiraz. This example does it well, aided by the warm 2016 vintage.

It is a bright deep ruby …

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A huge wine with considerable impact – 2016 Whalebone Cabernet Shiraz

Author: Andrew Graham
Source: Australian Wine Review
Date: Mar 2021

This Tapanappa Whalebone Cab Shiraz 2016 sure packs in flavour, but it would be more compelling if it was less ripe.
85% Wrattonbully Cabernet and 15% Adelaide Hills Shiraz (from the Shining Rock Vineyard which Brian Croser founded in the …

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Decanter World Wine Awards *Gold Medal* – 2016 Whalebone Cabernet Shiraz

Source: Decanter World Wine Awards
Date: Sep 2020

Plush with perfumed violet, bramble, liquorice and black pepper aromatics, spiced and savoury on the palate with layers of chocolate, dark berry and harmonious tannins.
95 points

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2016 Whalebone Vineyard Cabernet Shiraz – 96, Gold

Author: James halliday
Source: Wine Companion
Date: Jun 2020

A very good example of the union between place and variety, the richness of the fruit flavours bringing blackcurrant and blackberry together. Then cigar box and polished tannins come into play on the perfectly balanced palate.…

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Sensational wine – 2016 Whalebone Cabernet Shiraz

Author: Nick Butler
Source: The Real Review
Date: Apr 2020

Black olive hue with red edges. So many moving parts to the bouquet: cedar, dark soy, tapenade, mixed red and black berries, oak is definitely firm. An opulent first sip; ripe blackberries and raspberries meld beautifully with licorice and softer …

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