Fickle by nature, Pinot Noir is capable of producing the most seductively scented, gorgeous fruity expressions of its terroir, but it is also one of the most difficult grapes to grow. With the perfect conditions, in the hands of the lmost skilful winemaker, one can expect a wine so hauntingly sensual and seductive that it will captivate you forever. We’ve selected 3 prime Aussie examples of this elusive grape variety to wet your senses!
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2x Clyde Park College ‘Block F' 2014 (750mlL)
Region: Geelong, Victoria
Established in 1979, Clyde Park is one of Australia’s oldest wineries in Geelong that produces wines of purity, complexity and finesse one would expect from old vines. The single vineyard wines are a true expression of terroir. The College Block F vines were first planted in 1988 and produces the most classically structured Pinot Noir, with alluring fragrance and texture.
2x Timo Mayer Close Planted 2015 (750mL)
Region: Healesville, Victoria
Timo Mayer wines have reached cult status and you’ll find out why once you taste them! The Close Planted Pinot Noir consists of 20% whole bunch. The idea is that vines that are closely planted will fight for limited resources and produce grapes with greater flavour intensity.
2x BK Wines Gower (750mL)
Region: Adelaide Hills, SA
BK Wines is a small artisan producer started by Brendon and Kirsty Keys. Brendon is a Kiwi turned Aussie DJ, Chef and now Winemaker. Modern French is what he calls his winemaking style with focus on wild yeast and oak and knowing when to intervene. He is a man who's has a simple focus: to make honest and righteous wine.