Soft, light red wine with mature red fruit, cherries, violet flowers and extremely delicate smoky nuances. Subtle, elegant and refined, its light tannins allow the fruit to dominate and its refreshing, persistent, delicate flavours to shine.
Great Value new wave Chilean Pinot which is quite a profound experience for the money. It`s made from a selection of young vines mainly sourced from hillside blocks planted on a mixture of red clay and decomposed granite. The wine was aged for a total of 9 months in second use French oak barrels before being bottled with minimal filtration.
This is a great cool climate Pinot Noir from the esteemed Aconcagua Costa Valley in Chile. The grapes were hand picked to ensure optimum ripeness and quality. The wine was aged for 10 months in French Oak barrels to gain complexity without overpowering the fresh fruit character.
Proof that German Pinot is a serious contender (actually now the 3rd biggest grower of Pinot Noir in the world ). Beautiful display of classic ruby colours, cherry and raspberry like flavours and aromas. A hint of oak from the barrique barrel ageing, well balanced, soft acidity and ripe finish. Well worth investigating.
The wine has an aroma of savoury ripe plum and cherry with a hint of game and smoky oak. Light to medium bodied with round, mouthfilling flavours of plum and cherry, pleasing weight and a long elegant finish with good acidity. Oak integrates nicely with the fruit and helps with the silky tannin structure.
The Heirloom Vineyards Adelaide Hills Pinot Noir was produced from a single site in the Adelaide Hills. This quartz-laden site is free draining and the vines face north. Heirloom use their own Pinot Noir clones and handtend
A fabulous Pinot Noir from Mornington Peninsula in Victoria. This wine walks the middle ground between being fruit driven and more complex and structured. Each of the contributing clones, 114, 115 and MV6; bring a unique character to the wine.
LAID-BACK GUYS, STAND-OUT WINES. The Other Guys (TOG) siblings Mia & August Sebastiani, are determined to make wines that will continue their family’s reputation for quality winemaking . Gorgeous aromas of earthy mushroom and fresh raspberry are highlighted by notes of fresh violet and ripe plum.
"Forest floor, damson plum, leather, game, violets, and roses – delicate, subtle, fragrant, never obtrusive. Simply Pinot. The palate reflects the nose. The broad spectrum of aromas does not diminish, contrarily, It blossoms and evolves constantly as further subtleties appear. Mineral character highlights the complexity.
Perfume, elegant fruit flavours, and soft ripe tannins are all hallmarks of this exceptional Pinot Noir from Escarpment, crafted in a Burgundian style. A Pinot in the distinctive Escarpment style showing complexity, attractive texture and the perfect mix of black, red and green fruit flavours for which the variety is celebrated.
Bright ruby in colour with aromas of ripe raspberries and strawberry rhubarb tart. Delicate notes of anise, cardamom and gingerbread spice give way to rich, black cherry fruit on the palate, supported by
fine-grained tannins. Good length on the finish with subtle, toasty undertones, fine acid and excellent balance.
Utilising gentle handling, the resulting wine is an intriguing, concentrated and complex Pinot Noir displaying both purity and subtle power. With a lifted bouquet comprising mature red cherries, dark plum and characteristic floral aromas, the wine displays powerful layers of fruit.
A unique blend of Pinot Noir and Shiraz from the Clare Valley. The wine is a deep inky crimson red showing brick edges. On the nose, it has a complex herbal aroma of marjoram and fennel seed with ethereal fine silky tannins, a bright vein of acidity and mulberry, raspberry and dark cherry fruits on the palate.
Reminiscent of tree-ripened black cherries and homemade plum jam, ripe fruit aromas intermingle with a sweet-scented floral perfume. The palate blends blackberries and cherry with hints of smoky vanillin oak – seasoned with a sprinkle of dried oregano and cinnamon.
This Pinot Noir from Central Coast California comes from Rajat Parr and Sashi Moorman’s Domaine de la Côte estate vineyards, which are some of the best vineyards in the Sta. Rita Hills AVA. It is ripe, concentrated with Californian purity of fruit and incredible elegance and balance.
The aromatics are dense and airy at the same time, with deep earthy spices, raspberry and an almost pencil lead notes. The palate is full, but not heavy, with a serious amount of length for a base level Pinot. It’s dominated by wild/brambly raspberry flavors and dark mineral layers.
The wine was neither clarified nor filtered. A pale ruby-red colour, complex aromas of cherry intermingled with notes of mushroom, earth and tea-leaf. gently aromatic, intense fruit with crisp acidity, medium body, elegant tannins and fine structure, a long finish with a hint of salt.
To quote Sean’s back label: “The object of Pleiades Old Vines is to be delicious, delight the jaded, irritate the Wine Police, and go well with anything red wine goes well with. This edition is dominated by Pinot Noir along with Sangiovese, Viognier, Mourvèdre, Syrah and Petite Sirah to name but a few.
This Pinot Noir from from vineyards adjacent to the Cote De Nuits is ruby garnet colour. It is a classic Burgubdian Pinot Noir, with soft cherry fruit aromas a beautiful delicate perfume, but with excellent depth of flavour. The tannins are fine and ripe and it has a long, delicately perfumed finish. Just beautiful.
This Au Bon Climat has fruit from the Bien Nacido Vineyard and Le Bon Climat Vineyard, both in the Santa Maria Valley. The wine shows off complex aromatics and layered flavors of cranberry, red berries, rose petals, and spice, signature characteristics of this wine growing region.
Jane first produced wines under this label in Australia in 2012, when she made three barrels of a Pinot from Mornington. This Pinot Noir is initially reserved but after some time in the glass the wine opens up with aromas of blackberries, plum and spice. The palate is full of sweet fruit, balanced by spices and savoury flavours.