Why we like it
Blue Poles are one of the best wineries in Margaret River that no one has heard of. Year after year they release incredible wines and the "Allouran" can rival most wines from Bordeaux.
The wine was fermented in a closed vat and continuously “pumped over” to extract colour and tannins softly, with ferment being completed after 10 days. The wine was pressed and placed in French oak barrels and stored for 19 months. The final blend of grapes for this wine was 79% Merlot and 21% Cabernet Franc – a classic St Emilion wine style of the Bordeaux region of France.
The 2008 “Allouran” is a deep red black with a lifted nose of deep red fruits with chocolate, ripe plum, graphite and an exotic hint of a fine Cuban cigar. The palate is full and balanced with great fruit flavours and the stamp of fine tannins, giving in to a long delicious length.