2016 saw a very even spread of quality and consistency across all five Quintet varieties. This has resulted in an extremely complex and compelling wine which shows brilliant purity of fruit. On the nose of the Mount Mary Quintet 2016 there is the perfect balance of red and dark fruits. Cherries and cranberries along with plums, blackcurrant, violets and cedar all contribute to this wine’s attractive aroma. There is spice and toasty characters contributed by French oak. The palate is filled with rich, perfectly ripe fruit, chocolate, liquorice and backed by grainy, firm tannin adding to the wine’s exceptional length and age-worthiness. This is the fifth consecutive vintage where we have experienced near perfect conditions for these Quintet varieties. The 2016 Quintet is drinking superbly now and will be even more impressive with time.
The Finer Details Style – Red Wine Varietal – Cabernet Sauvignon 46%, Merlot 26%, Cabernet Franc 20%, Malbec 5%, Petit Verdot 3% Country – Australia Region – Yarra Valley Vintage – 2016 Bottle Size – 750ml ABV – 13.2%