Wine of the Week AU

Sinapius Estate Grown Close Planted Pinot Noir 2019, Tasmania, AUD $57

From a top producer in the Pipers River district, this is a serious pinot of structure and intensity.

There are spicy aromas recalling nutmeg and clove, plus dark fruits and almond meal. The palate is powerful, concentrated and firm with ample tannin. A superb wine that is just starting to come into its own and has great potential. Give it plenty of air for best results if drinking young. (Screwcap)

Score: 96 ★★★★★ – view original tasting note

Alcohol: 13%

Ageing: best drinking 2022 to 2034

Food: grilled lamb cutlets

Stockists: Sinapius Wines; The Alps, Prahran; Toorak Cellars, Armadale; Prince Wine Store, South Melbourne; City Wine Shop – Vic; Porter’s Liquor, Balgowlah; The Spot Cellars, Randwick; Wine Culture, Roseville Chase – NSW; The Wine Collective online (AU)

Ranked: #3 of 48 2019 Pinot Noir from Tasmania

Awarded: Top Rank


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