Punt Road Napoleone Vineyard Pinot Noir 2016

Punt Road continues to produce impressive medium bodied wines under the guidance of winemaker Tim Shand.  The 2016 pinot noir was in the winery by the end of February and was handpicked from vines with an average age exceeding 20 years (clone MV6).  In the glass, there are aromas of potpourri, roses, cherries, stem and dare I say blood.  The palate is mid weight and delicate in its length and impression.  A good release.   (Alc: 13.5%, Region: Yarra Valley, Rating: Good to Very Good, Would I buy it based on this tasting? Yes, Drink: now to 2022, Tasted: April, 2017, Source: Sample)

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Other vintages reviewed:

Vintage Rating Review
2015
Good to Very Good
2014
Good

Published by Sean Mitchell

Grapeobserver.com is an independent wine journal. Written since 2009, it is authored by Sean Mitchell Dip WSET. On matters of wine, Sean is a current Master of Wine student, a Wine & Spirits Education Trust (WSET) diploma holder, a certified WSET educator, a past WSET scholarship winner and has written for various other wine related publications.

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