Red

2008 Blue Poles Allouran

Red Bordeaux Blend

  • Australia
  • Western Australia
  • South West Australia
  • Margaret River
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Community Tasting Notes 22

  • Antman 1980 Likes this wine: 90 points

    January 8, 2019 - In a really lovely place right now. The nose is all cured meats, but the palate is a combo of mulberries and milk chocolate. Will likely hold for a few years yet, but delicious right now too.

  • BPej Likes this wine: 93 points

    October 14, 2018 - This was better than the last bottle. Fresher fruit giving it more life and feeling a bit more youthful. Plums, blackberries, mocha and herbs. The signature gravelly tannins are still there. From the first bottle I thought it was on the downhill but this one would suggest it’s still going up.

  • brisbane piefan Likes this wine: 93 points

    August 10, 2018 - Developing nicely and drank well (better?) on the second night.

  • Julian B Likes this wine: 93 points

    April 23, 2018 - Best bottle yet for me. Still got some primary black cherry and plum flavours but also some hints of tobacco. Needed an hour open to really sing.

  • BPej Likes this wine: 92 points

    March 5, 2018 - Needs a decant. Plums, mocha, figs and blackberries. The tannin structure firms up with air and the palate freshens up to show more berry fruit. Still has a good acid line too. Interested to see how the next one goes.

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  • By Campbell Mattinson
    6/23/2011 (link)

    (Blue Poles Allouran Merlot Cabernet Franc) Subscribe to see review text.

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2008
  • Type Red
  • Producer Blue Poles
  • Varietal Red Bordeaux Blend
  • Designation Allouran
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country Australia
  • Region Western Australia
  • SubRegion South West Australia
  • Appellation Margaret River

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 118 (38%)
  • Consumed 192 (62%)

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