Category Archives: Pinot Noir

Domaine A and Moorilla Pinot Noir Releases

When I decided to sit down and have a look at these wines, I said to myself, “I’m going to check out the three pinots.”  I had a little chuckle to myself because it sounded like a movie title, you … Continue reading

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2020 Montalto Estate Pinot Noir

It’s not uncommon for me to get into trouble for bringing my work home and/or doing work in my free time.  I can’t help it.  I just need to make sure my team are okay, that things in the town … Continue reading

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2021 Clandestine Vineyards Adelaide Hills Pinot Noir

I have a mate who is not like anyone else I call a friend.  I always know exactly where I stand with him and there’s no doubting his thoughts on something.  Honesty is his best asset.  Not everyone he meets … Continue reading

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2016 Levantine Hill Colleen’s Paddock Pinot Noir

I’ve no doubt everyone has heard of the Rolls Royce motor car.  Between 1908 and 1928 there were almost 8000 of the Rolls Royce Silver Ghost built and they were handmade.  Every…single…one of them (that’s why to buy one in … Continue reading

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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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