Posts Tagged: Frankland River

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2011 Whicher Ridge Riesling. Frankland River, WA. 12.5%

Aroma of lime, hints of coriander seed and a saline character. On the palate, lime, chalky, flinty minerals, along with flavours of starfruit, mangosteen & ripe mango with some grapefruit pith. Moderate to long palate. An enjoyable dry Riesling that

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2011 Whicher Ridge Riesling. Frankland River, WA. 12.5%

Aroma of lime, hints of coriander seed and a saline character. On the palate, lime, chalky, flinty minerals, along with flavours of starfruit, mangosteen & ripe mango with some grapefruit pith. Moderate to long palate. An enjoyable dry Riesling that

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2012 Express Winemakers Ribera del Frankland Tempranillo. Frankland River. 14.5%

“The Tempranillo grapes were destemmed but not crushed. The wine was left on skins for 5 days after fermentation before being pressed to mature oak barrels. After Malo-lactic fermentation was complete the wine was racked and returned to barrel where

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2012 Express Winemakers Ribera del Frankland Tempranillo. Frankland River. 14.5%

“The Tempranillo grapes were destemmed but not crushed. The wine was left on skins for 5 days after fermentation before being pressed to mature oak barrels. After Malo-lactic fermentation was complete the wine was racked and returned to barrel where

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2007 Frankland Estate “Olmo’s Reward”. Take 2.

My records show that I opened up one almost a year ago on the 12th April 2013. This is what I thought about it then. Blend of 46% Merlot, 45% Cabernet Franc, 9% Malbec Mature ruby in colour with deep

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2007 Frankland Estate “Olmo’s Reward”. Take 2.

My records show that I opened up one almost a year ago on the 12th April 2013. This is what I thought about it then. Blend of 46% Merlot, 45% Cabernet Franc, 9% Malbec Mature ruby in colour with deep

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2001 Houghton Jack Mann Cabernet Sauvignon. Great Southern, Frankland River. 14.5%

Pulled this out to celebrate Father’s day. Houghton Jack Mann is an old favourite of mine and I try to buy most vintages. Bought a fair bit of the 2008 release and am now wondering when the 2009 will be

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2001 Houghton Jack Mann Cabernet Sauvignon. Great Southern, Frankland River. 14.5%

Pulled this out to celebrate Father’s day. Houghton Jack Mann is an old favourite of mine and I try to buy most vintages. Bought a fair bit of the 2008 release and am now wondering when the 2009 will be

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2010 Castelli Cabernet Sauvignon. Frankland River. 13.9%

Since Halliday released his 2014 Wine Companion, there have been two wineries being talked about a lot out here in Perth. Singlefile and Castelli, interestingly both are from the Great Southern sub region of Denmark. Singlefile for being named a

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2010 Castelli Cabernet Sauvignon. Frankland River. 13.9%

Since Halliday released his 2014 Wine Companion, there have been two wineries being talked about a lot out here in Perth. Singlefile and Castelli, interestingly both are from the Great Southern sub region of Denmark. Singlefile for being named a

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2007 Frankland Estate “Olmo’s Reward”. Frankland River Region, WA. 14%

A blend of 46% Merlot, 45% Cabernet Franc and 9% Malbec A good mid to full bodied wine. Juicy plums, tempered with dark chocolates and hazelnuts. Some rose petal perfume. Strong mint with chinotto and tobacco influences in the background.

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2007 Frankland Estate “Olmo’s Reward”. Frankland River Region, WA. 14%

A blend of 46% Merlot, 45% Cabernet Franc and 9% Malbec A good mid to full bodied wine. Juicy plums, tempered with dark chocolates and hazelnuts. Some rose petal perfume. Strong mint with chinotto and tobacco influences in the background.