$ 220.00 AUD
Aged and ready to go! Riper spectrum here from an obvious warmer year. Some herbal influence. Good flavour intensity with black fruits with adequate levels of soft tannin. Good line of fresh acid.
Region - Yarra Valley
Type - Red
Year - 2005
Winery - Mount Mary
Grape - Bordeaux Blend
Volume - Standard - 750ml
Supremely elegant, stylish and focused, this aristocratic red has a heady, floral perfume of dark cherries, plums, cassis and blackberries backed by scents of violets and dried herbs, dark chocolate/vanilla oak and suggestions of mocha. Sumptuously flavoured but silky-smooth, it's dark-fruited, dusty and savoury, with an intensity that builds steadily towards its palate-staining finish. Framed by fine and beautifully ripened tannins, it flaunts its considerable influence from merlot.
Captivating and Complex, Elegant and Fine, For the Cellar, Something Special
Cherries, Dark Berries, Plum, Red Berries
Earth, Florals, Herbals, Minerality, Spices
Bordeaux Blends are made up of a combination of traditional grapes found in the region of Bordeaux. Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Cabernet Franc are the dominant varieties used in these blends, but you'll also find Petit Verdot, Malbec, Carménère and other supporting grapes. The firm, structured and tannic Left Bank Bordeaux reds are typically Cabernet Sauvignon dominant, whereas the more juicy, lush and approachable Right Bank Bordeaux reds have Merlot as their primary grape. These wines are some of the world's greatest expressions and have been made to last decades!