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Frankland Estate Olmo's Reward 2009

Frankland Estate Olmo's Reward 750ml 2009       
Sku: 1801946

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Established in 1988 by Barrie Smith and Judi Cullam, Frankland Estate is a family owned and operated winery located in the cool climate region of Frankland River, Western Australia. The family’s main enterprise is sheep and wool production - Isolation Ridge Vineyard is situated within their 3,000 acre property and is planted on a regional mix of ironstone and limonite cemented sand, colloquially called coffee rock. This 74 acre vineyard was planted in 1988 and is certified organic by ACO (Australian Certified Organics). Winemaker Judi Cullam is assisted by her children, viticulturalist Elizabeth Smith and operational manager, Hunter Smith. Fruit for the Rocky Gully wines and the single vineyard Rieslings is sourced from certified organic growers in the Frankland River.

Rating
 Wine Advocate 92 points (Aug 2012)
A blend of 62% Cabernet Franc, 17% Merlot, 16% Malbec and 5% Cabernet Sauvignon, the 2009 Olmo’s Reward has a medium-deep garnet-purple color and aromas of warm cranberries, red currants and red cherry preserves over dried Provence herbs, lavender, mint and forest floor. Medium to full-bodied with a great foundation of firm, grainy tannins and crisp acid supporting the muscular fruit, it finishes long and savory. Delicious now, it should cellar to 2018+.
 Wine Enthusiast 91 points (Sep 2013)
This is more Cabernet Franc than anything else, but includes some Merlot, Malbec and Cabernet Sauvignon in the blend. One of the region’s signature reds, the 2009 offers cherry and cranberry fruit alongside hints of cigar box. It’s soft enough to be approachable now, yet remains stuffed with tannin. Try after 2015. - Cellar Selection

Technical notes
Alcohol: 14.0%

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Country: Australia
Region: West Australia
Grape Varietal: Bordeaux Blend
Type: Still wine
 
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