2016 Mill Block Pinot Noir

James Halliday's Australian Wine Companion Says..

“Compact, juicy and expansive, this single-plot pinot is very good. 15% whole-bunch fruit was used in the fermentation, before 11 months' maturation in French oak. This approach seems to have attenuated and polymerised the tannins, smoothing away any brittle edges. Cherry notes and candied orange rind Amaro, LL dusted with exotic spices, jitterbug about the mouth. There is still grip, though, but it is silk on a sharp spindle.”

Tasting Notes

Appearance: Bright plum/soft raspberry red

Aroma: A generous nose of cherries and raspberries gives way to earthy & charry undertones

Palate: Gentle fruit characters give way to delicate savory spiciness and vibrant minerality. Fine powdery tannins provide elegance and length.

Food Match: Truffles, duck, dark chocolate, rabbit ragu, brisket, mushrooms, washed rind cheese

Cellaring: 5-10 years

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SKU: MBPN2016
Wine Specs
Vintage
2013
Varietal
Pinot Noir
Appellation
Northern Tasmania
Alcohol %
13.5
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