Josef Chromy 2013 pinot noir (Tasmania, Australia)

I had the pleasure of drinking the Josef Chromy 2013 pinot noir from Tasmania last night with friends over a meal. It matched well with a variety of dishes we sampled including calamari with vietnamese salad, grilled snapper and waygu … Continue reading

Stefani Estate The View 2007 pinot noir (Yarra Valley, Victoria, Australia)

Stefani Estate The View 2007 pinot noir (Yarra Valley, Victoria, Australia) This Yarra Valley vineyard at Long Gully Rd was established in 1997 and planted shortly after. The fruit for this wine was sourced from this vineyard on the high ridge … 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

2007 Curly Flat Pinot Noir

An fine example of pinot noir expressive of the terroir and made with sensitivity and finesse. First impressions confirm, as the label clearly states, that the wine is unfiltered and unfined with a slightly cloudy, semi transparent mid red with mauve tinges. … Continue reading

Pegeric Pinot Noir 2008 (Macedon Ranges, Victoria, Australia)

Pegeric is another new producer, at least new in my experience, from the Macedon Ranges region of Victoria, Australia. I had an opportunity to taste their 2008 Pinot Noir and was surprised by its delicacy and charm. Aromas of red … Continue reading