Fragrant and ethereal

Dexter Pinot Noir 2015, Mornington Peninsula, AUD $55

To put it simply, I adore this wine. I love its clarity and the fact that it is in a gorgeous primary state with lots of room to grow. That said, it is drinking beautifully now, and I have to restrain myself not to drink all of the bottles that I bought. I look forward to seeing it evolve and change over the next few years – if it lasts that long! Fragrant and ethereal red fruits and excellent pinosity. Elegant and refined.

Score: 93 ★★★★½

Alcohol: 13.5%

Ageing: now to 2020

Food: Seared duck breast with rocket and creamy polenta

Stockists: Dexter Wines; Armadale Cellars, Melbourne – Vic; Vaucluse Cellars, Sydney – NSW (AU)

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