Castle Rock Estate Pinot Noir Porongurup 2017

This is a bright pinot noir from Castle Rock Estate in the Porongurup region in Western Australia. It has a primary fruited aroma of cherries and spice. There is evident CO2 on the palate, which complements its chirpy acidity and gentle cedar influence. Ready to drink now, this is an approachable wine. Rating: Good. Abv:Continue reading “Castle Rock Estate Pinot Noir Porongurup 2017”

Two refreshing wines; Robert Oatley Finisterre Riesling 2013 and La Bohème Act Two Dry Pinot Noir Rosé 2016

Robert Oatley’s Finisterre riesling is the second very good riesling from Great Southern I’ve tasted in recent times and has a piercing mineral and saline character that I am hoping is an expression of terroir.  The other riesling – an outstanding one at that – was from Frankland Estate (reviewed here). I remain unsure why IContinue reading “Two refreshing wines; Robert Oatley Finisterre Riesling 2013 and La Bohème Act Two Dry Pinot Noir RosĂ© 2016”