Category Archives: Pinot Noir

2015 Grey Sands Pinot Noir

There is a really good, well worn, walking track close by that runs along the edge of the Derwent River.  It provides uninterrupted views of the river, Hobart and Mount Wellington/Kunanyi. Lately, there’s been some upgrading and it’s not as … Continue reading

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2019 Castle Rock Estate Shiraz & Pinot Noir Releases

I decided to do some research on Rob Diletti to find out if he had any pastimes.  When I googled him, plenty of good information came up; twice being a finalist in the Gourmet Traveller Wine Magazine Winemaker of the … Continue reading

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2018 McLean Bay Pinot Noir

If you didn’t know, our newly elected Premier is Peter Gutwein.  Pretty much all of us down here in Tassie pronounce it as Gutt-wen.  As it turns out, and how cool is this, in German it means ‘Good Wine’!  Considering … Continue reading

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2020 Glen Garvald (by Levantine Hill) Rosé

What a terrific Rosé!  Loved it!  Buy some!  Simple as that.  End of review.  Okay, so, I probably should expand on this a little to explain why I was so taken by it, and it wasn’t just me.  Everyone I … Continue reading

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2019 Dr Edge Pinot Noir

Unlike its maker, this wine is quite pretty (in my defence, Pete Dredge would not like to be called pretty).  However, very much like its maker, this wine exudes character, substance and likeability (because of the red squiggly line underneath, … Continue reading

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2019 Castle Rock Estate Porongurup Riesling & 2018 Porongurup Pinot Noir

Way back in 1616 Dutch explorer Dirk Hartog literally stumbled across the west coast of Australia thanks to some blustery winds in the Indian Ocean.  Along with other Dutch explorers after him, he had a bit of a look up … Continue reading

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2015 Levantine Hill Colleen’s Paddock Pinot Noir

I haven’t met the owner of Levantine Hill, Elias Jreissati, but I have read and been told quite a bit about him.  He is a self made man who worked bloody hard to get where he is today not withstanding … Continue reading

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2014 Grey Sands Pinot Noir

The words ‘Pinot Noir’ are pretty much part of the Tasmanian vernacular these days.  When Tasmanian wine comes up in a conversation, no matter who I speak with, Pinot Noir gets quite a bit of the attention over the other … Continue reading

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2018 Dr Edge Pinot Noir

In case you didn’t know, Dr Edge is a play on the surname of the winemaker and owner of this label, Peter Dredge.  If you have met him and/or know him, this sort of thing comes as no surprise.  He … Continue reading

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2017 Windowrie Family Reserve Pinot Noir

My wife and I are drinking more and more Pinot Noir these days.  Not that we are drinking less of the other red varieties, it’s just that during the warmer months, Pinot is less weighty for our palates to have … Continue reading

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