Howard Park Flint Rock Pinot Noir, Great Southern 2013 $28 Value: very good

It’s rare to find such good pinot under $30, and this is the goods. Serious depth of colour; generous spicy dark-berry fruit on the bouquet, which is clean and fragrant. Good intensity, vitality and freshness on the palate. A rippingly good buy. Now to five years. 13.5 per cent alcohol. 90/100 – Huon’s Wine 360

Food: barbecued marinated quail

Stockists: Camperdown Cellars, Sydney; Hartwell Cellars Glen Iris, Melbourne

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