White Wine, Pinot Noir

Pinot Noir is a red grape that is one of the most challenging to grow in any part of the world. Due to its thin skin and tight bunches, it is susceptible to both mould and disease. However, when it is successful, it produces some of the most amazing wines in the world. Although its home is Burgundy, it has emerged as a popular variety in Australia. Representing only 1% of grapes crushed, it has built a high profile with a number of world-class, distinctly Australian wines being produced. The greatest examples coming from the cool climates of the Adelaide Hills, Tasmania, Mornington Peninsula, Geelong and the Yarra Valley.

Pinot Noir performs well on the deepish limestone based subsoils that are found on Burgundy's Côte d'Or. However, yields need to be kept in check. Pinot Noir's concentration and varietal characters disappear rapidly if yields are excessive. Some of the best and most expensive wines in the world are still found in Burgundy.

Pinot Noir also plays a key role in Champagne, being blended with Chardonnay and Pinot Meunier. In the US, Oregon and Washington state are producing outstanding wines. In New Zealand, great Pinot Noirs are crafted in Martinborough and in Central Otago, New Zealand's only true continental climate.

The thin skins of Pinot Noir mean the wines are lighter in colour, body and tannins. However, the best wines have grippy tannins, fragrance and an intensity of fruit seldom found in wine from other grapes. Young Pinot Noir can smell almost sweet, but as it matures, the best wines develop a sensuous, silky mouthfeel with the fruit flavours deepening and gamey nuances emerging.
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  1. Tread Softly Premium Pinot Noir 2020 (Low Alc.)
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  2. La Crema Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir 2015 375Ml
    La Crema Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir 2015 is sourced from the sub-regions of Sonoma including Russian River and Los Carneros. This wine has an enticing nose of red fruits, spice and rose petals and is backed by terrific depth of flavor ... Learn More
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    The Helen’s Hill wine range celebrates passion, persistence and the genuine connection between people and land. Distinctly Yarra Valley, it’s earthy, it’s gamey, it's the 2020 Long Walk Pinot Noir. One of wineries the finest achievements is that ... Learn More
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    The Helen’s Hill wine range celebrates passion, persistence and the genuine connection between people and land. 100% D4V5 Pommard Clone Pinot Noir. The Rangeview Pinot Noir is powerful with all the dark fruits and structure required to lift it ... Learn More
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    Shaw and Smith have just been shortlisted as a contender for Halliday's Winery of the Year 2022 giving credit where credit is due to these outstanding Adelaide Hills wines. Join us for an incredible tasting with David Lemire, Master of ... Learn More

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    Come and try United Cellars FASTEST SELLING French imports each year. This tasting package contains;

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    Australia's southernmost and coolest region has made a name for itself producing some world-class wines and we're going to learn more about these with our local Master of Wine; Andrea ... Learn More

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    South America is making some amazing wines and we have an expert in the field who is excited to share his passion for these wines in a two-week online tour of South America's wines. Join us with Master of ... Learn More

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  18. Le Versant Tasting Pack!

    Le Versant is our biggest selling and most re-ordered import selection to date because it's an affordable wine for a glass any time. Whether it's the crisp dry Rose for starters, the Chardonnay with some seafood or Syrah & ... Learn More

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  20. Giant Steps 2020 Vintage Tasting Kit

    Giant Steps is a vineyard named after the famous John Coltrane musical masterpiece.
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    This pack includes a 7th wine to be tasted at the end of the second week in a smaller group setting within the zoom breakout room for a chance to ... Learn More

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