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A bottle got opened: Oakdene Bernard’s Cabernet 2017

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A bottle got opened: Oakdene Bernard’s Cabernet 2017

A bottle just happened to get opened... It would be rude not to try it... Oakdene Bernard’s Cabernet 2017 95 points - Halliday Wine Companion 2020 - '71% merlot, 16% cabernet franc, 13% cabernet sauvignon. Fine and elegant, the varieties complement each other with redcurrant, plum, cedary spice and pencil shavings amongst the aromas you can pick up on the bouquet, and a suite of similar flavours on the palate. It's long and supple with enough grip to encourage cellaring.' First impression was that this wine is lighter than your typical Aussie red. Is that a bad thing? Tannins are to the...

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Spotlight: Oakdene Collection

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Spotlight: Oakdene Collection

On 93 hectares of coastal farmland in Wallington, you will find Oakdene’s boutique vineyard, award winning restaurant and cellar door. Situated near Ocean Grove, Wallington is found on the Bellarine Peninsula, approximately 20 kilometres east of Geelong and 90 kilometres south of Melbourne. The region enjoys a cool, maritime climate that moderates the weather patterns, resulting in a long cool growing season, the principal soil type is sandy loam producing low yields of high quality fruit. The Geelong Wine Region boasts historical roots back to the early 1800’s when Geelong was a booming regional centre, hub of the vast Western District...

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