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Top Aussie Red

Heemskerk Abel’s Tempest Pinot Noir, Tasmania 2012 $32

This has a deep, youthful colour and charming dark-cherry and subtle spice aromas, the palate backing up with abundant sweet, dark-cherry fruit. It’s bright and fruit-driven, with layers of flavour and good extract giving it texture. It will also age well. Now to six years. 13.5 per cent alcohol. 92/100 – Huon’s Wine 360

Food: pan-roasted duck breast

Stockists: Tom’s Cellars West Pymble & North Turramurra

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