Hurley Garamond Pinot Noir 2009

Hurley Vineyard is situated in Balnarring on the Mornington Peninsula. ┬áThe 2009 vintage generally in that region was extremely hot with heatwaves in January and February. ┬áNonetheless, its climate is moderated by water on three sides, and the region mercifully avoided the carnage inflicted upon the Yarra Valley that year. ┬áThe Garamond vineyard itself isContinue reading “Hurley Garamond Pinot Noir 2009”

Coombe Farm Pinot Noir 2012 and Coombe Farm Cabernet Merlot 2012

Coombe Farm is situated in the Yarra Valley outside of Coldstream, and has approximately 60 hectares of vines planted. ┬áI looked at their 2012 pinot noir and 2012 cabernet merlot together, 2012 being a strong vintage in the Yarra Valley. It has always struck me as something of an oddity that the Yarra Valley regionContinue reading “Coombe Farm Pinot Noir 2012 and Coombe Farm Cabernet Merlot 2012”