Category Archives: Pinot Noir

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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2017 Taylors ‘Taylor Made’ Pinot Noir

Pinot Noir is such a fickle bugger of a thing.  It doesn’t matter what price it is, it can create so many headaches for the winemaker (not forgetting the consumer).  Let’s be honest, if it wasn’t any good they wouldn’t … Continue reading

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2016 Holm Oak Pinot Noir

Tassie Pinot Noir is so alluring no matter what form it comes in across all levels.  Entry level, Estate Range or Premium, the colours, aromas and flavours contribute to a cavalcade of the curious and connoisseur alike from far and … Continue reading

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2015 Clemens Hill ‘777 Clone’ Pinot Noir

You’ll have to excuse me for being curious.  That’s just me and it’s part of my job.  The succession of numbers, 777, intrigued me so I googled it thinking it would return details about the Pinot clone in question.  Ummm, … Continue reading

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2017 Taylors Promised Land Pinot Noir

“DON’T LOOK DOWN” are three words I’ve heard suggested to people who say they are afraid of heights.  Now, you don’t have to worry about heights when reading this but I still ask that you don’t look down…at the price … Continue reading

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2013 Grey Sands Pinot Noir

When it comes to wine, I’m no expert.  I read a lot of what experts have to say about wines but not necessarily agree with them just as I’m sure they don’t agree with me.  That’s what opinions are all … Continue reading

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