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Frankland Estate Olmo's Reward 750ml 2009
Sku: 1801946*
Established in 1988 by Barrie Smith and Judi Cullam, Frankland Estate is a family owned and operated winery located in the Frankland River district, a cool climate region situated 124 miles ...more
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Country: Australia
Region: West Australia
Grape Varietal: Bordeaux Blend
Type: Still wine
Reg. $60.99
On Sale $46.79
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Aromas of cedar, vanilla and dark stone fruit with earthy undertones are wrapped around a core of fine grained tannins with notes of cocoa.
Wine Advocate 92 points - 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+.  (Aug 2012)

Wine Enthusiast 91 points - 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 (Sep 2013)

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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 Frankland River district, a cool climate region situated 124 miles inland from the Southwest coast of Western Australia. Isolation Ridge Vineyard sits within the family’s 3,000 acre property on which the family has run their sheep and wool growing enterprise since 1974. Their 74 acre vineyard was planted in 1988 to regional soils (aka coffee rock) of ironstone and limonite cemented sand. The vines slowly mature over long dry summers and cold wet winters, are dry farmed and yields are kept low. Winemaker Judi Cullam is assisted by her children, viticulturalist Elizabeth Smith and operational manager, Hunter Smith. Isolation Ridge was certified organic by ACO (Australian Certified Organics) and the fruit for Rocky Gully wines and the single vineyard Rieslings is sourced from locally certified organic growers...
Technical notes
(62% Cabernet Franc/17% Merlot/16% Malbec/5% Cabernet Sauvignon) Each variety was individually fermented in open-top fermentors with punch downs and pump overs. The wine was aged for 18 months in French oak and was bottled with minimal filtration.

Producer
Fran­k­land Estate was estab­lished in 1988 by Bar­rie Smith and Judi Cul­lam who con­tinue to be actively involved in every aspect of the vine­yard and win­ery. They are now assisted by their daugh­ter Eliz­a­beth Smith, son Hunter Smith and a small, hard­work­ing team who enjoy the diverse and idio­syn­cratic chal­lenges asso­ci­ated with work­ing in a fam­ily business. The Iso­la­tion Ridge vine­yard lies on part of a farm where the fam­ily have run a wool grow­ing enter­prise since 1974. The deci­sion to diver­sify their farm­ing inter­ests was inspired and informed by a tour of French vine­yards Bar­rie and Judi under­took in 1985 and also by two vin­tages they worked at Chateau Sene­jac in Bordeaux. The wine­mak­ing philoso­phies at Fran­k­land Estate reflect these influ­ences as well as the hard-earned lessons gained from some 17 vin­tages in the Fran­k­land River region. Our approach to wine­mak­ing is based on the prin­ci­ple that the most sig­nif­i­cant char­ac­ter­is­tics of a wine come from the soil and the vine­yard envi­ron­ment. We aim to make wines that reflect nature rather than the hand of the wine­maker. This is the basis of our com­mit­ment to sus­tain­able farm­ing and to work­ing the land in accord with the cycles of nature. We care­fully nur­ture the health of the soils in our vine­yard and only take from our vine­yards as much as can be replaced by nat­ural processes. Our use of viti­cul­tural prac­tices will result in us gain­ing organic cer­ti­fi­ca­tion in 2009 but is already evi­dent in the com­plex­ity, depth and inten­sity of flavour in our wines.

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