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2010 Balnaves of Coonawarra The Blend Cabernet Merlot (750ml) [Printable View]
Producer: Balnaves of Coonawarra   details
Appellation: Coonawarra - South Australia - Australia
Type: red
Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon - Merlot
Maturity: Hold/Drink
Rating: Outstanding
Est. Price: n/a
Alcohol %: 14.5
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Tasting Notes:
rated: February 4, 2013 , James Halliday
95 points "Travels with the Majella Musician in providing exceptional value for money, replete with blackcurrant, redcurrant and mulberry fruit on the bouquet and medium-bodied palate alike; while oak and tannins provide texture and structure, they do not endeavour to assert primacy over the central core of cabernet family fruit (53/37/10% merlot, cabernet sauvignon and cabernet franc)." Best 2013-2015
rated: March 13, 2013 , The Australian Wine
91 points "Fine, elegant, dusty and cedary, this polished and complete young red shows true style and class. Backed by fresh cedar/vanilla oak, its minty fragrance of cassis, blackberries, dark plums and cherries reveals a hint of menthol. Long and dusty, with a chalky spine beneath its bright expression of dark berries, plums and cherries, it's sensitively oaked and fresh to finish. Great value!" Best 2018-2022
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