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  • Decanting time

    45min
  • When to drink

    2020-2025
  • Food Pairing

    Lamb

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(Handpicked, 10% whole bunch. Free run only, no pressing. Wild ferment. 8 months on gross lees in 52% new French oak without SO2. Not fined. 14% alc, TA 6.0, pH 3.65)
Big and bold fruit. Cold soaked. Not quite pretty yet, a wine of texture not aromatics, though finally less of a dry red and an actual Pinot this year!. A tannic Pinot though. Gago asks in the notes whether this wine ‘has come of age’ and you could certainly mount an argument to say yes. Some mulberry fruit on nose and palate which is pretty, but it just falls away to simple berries and a bit short despite the late tannic hit. Close but no cigar.
16.9/20, 89/100. Drink: 2014-2018

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Magill, South Australia

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 Andrew Graham, Wine Blogger (Australia)  tasted  Penfolds Bin 23 Pinot Noir 2013  ( Penfolds  )

(Handpicked, 10% whole bunch. Free run only, no pressing. Wild ferment. 8 months on gross lees in 52% new French oak without SO2. Not fined. 14% alc, TA 6.0, pH 3.65)
Big and bold fruit. Cold soaked. Not quite pretty yet, a wine of texture not aromatics, though finally less of a dry red and an actual Pinot this year!. A tannic Pinot though. Gago asks in the notes whether this wine ‘has come of age’ and you could certainly mount an argument to say yes. Some mulberry fruit on nose and palate which is pretty, but it just falls away to simple berries and a bit short despite the late tannic hit. Close but no cigar.
16.9/20, 89/100. Drink: 2014-2018

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