Bannockburn Geelong Pinot Noir 2015

This is a very good pinot noir from Bannockburn in Geelong.  In the glass, it has a stemmy aroma (there’s 40% whole bunch in use), with twigs, meat and rhubarb undertones.  The palate is between medium and full bodied, with a viscous texture, long length, fresh acidity and some appealing bacon and cherry fruit flavours.  Ready to drink now, this should nonetheless improve with a few years in the cellar.  Rating: Very Good. Abv: 13.5%. Price: $50+. 

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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