Sailor Seeks Horse Pinot Noir, Tasmania 2013 $45
A fragrant, refined, delicate style of Tassie pinot from a new producer, with medium depth of red/purple colour and lovely floral, strawberry and cherry essence aromas. Lively acidity. A very bright, fresh, energetic wine with drive and aging potential. (Screw cap; 12.8 per cent alcohol) Score 95 ★★★★★ – view on huonhooke.com
Ageing? Drink now to 10 years.
Food idea: Marinated quails, butterflied and barbecued.
Stockists: Prince Wine Store (Vic.); Vaucluse Cellars (NSW)
Ranked #4 of 74 2013 Pinot Noir tasted from Tasmania
Price Benchmark: $56.14 Avg 95pt 2013 Pinot Noir tasted from Australia