Williams Crossing 2011 Pinot Noir (Macedon Ranges, Victoria, Australia)

Gentle handing of grapes in wine production really works! The results are amply displayed in this bottle from Curly Flat (Macedon Ranges of Victoria, Australia). Williams Crossing is their second label but powerful aromatics and impeccable flavours speak to the … Continue reading

Kelvedon 2011 Pinot Noir (East Coast, Tasmania, Australia)

A promising young pinot with characteristics which you look for: quality raspberry & dark cherry fruit, silky texture and balanced fruit, tannins and acid. It opens with attention grabbing sappy (whole bunch?) elements and follows through with a silky and … Continue reading

Sustainability and a fine wine – Ata Rangi Crimson Pinot Noir 2011

I loved the Ata Rangi Crimson 2011 – I feel good about supporting the environment, sustainable wine growing and enjoying a terrific wine all at the same time. ¬†Clive Paton didn’t adopt the cause of the environment and sustainability because … Continue reading