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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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