Category Archives: Pinot Noir

Clemens Hill Vineyard & Wines

My wife and I are ‘view’ people.  By that I mean we like a view of most things, whether it be the ocean, rivers, mountains, valleys or vineyards.  Speaking of views, valleys and vineyards, you need to make an appointment (by … Continue reading

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2017 Maclean Bay Pinot Noir

Quite often I’ve read about doctors, lawyers, bankers, accountants and others in similar professions buying or establishing a vineyard as an investment and/or tax write off.  I have nothing against them (as a matter of fact I thank them) for … Continue reading

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2015 Clemens Hill Old Clones Pinot Noir

The Coal River Valley is close, it’s not very far. We go there often, a leisurely drive in our car. The Pinots are great they consistently shine through, with colour, perfume whether they’re old or new. This Clemens Hill example … Continue reading

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2017 Castle Rock Porongurup Pinot Noir

I’d like to say first up that I think Pinot Noir should always be made true to the variety.  By this I mean Pinot Noir when it is made needs to taste like a Pinot Noir and express its place … Continue reading

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2016 Grava Martinborough Pinot Noir

When I visit a wine region familiar to me but one I have never visited before, various things attract me to a winery.  It could be a familiar winery whose wines I’ve never tried, it could be the name of … Continue reading

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2017 Garagiste Merricks Pinot Noir

I reckon I could count on one hand the amount of Mornington Peninsula pinot noirs I’ve drunk over the years.  This is not because I’m not a fan, it’s simply because they don’t seem to be promoted that much and … Continue reading

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2018 Huntington Estate Pinot Noir Rosé

Rosé can no longer be taken lightly in the world of wine in Australia.  Because of the current and unrelenting popularity, many producers are putting one into bottle.  As a result, there are many hitting the bottle shop shelves these … Continue reading

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