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  • Buy as much of this as you can afford - Pinot of this quality, at this price is VERY rare
  • Balanced fruit with excellent flavour - 2017 looking like one of the all-time great vintages.
  • So much drinking pleasure to be had in this bright fruited Pinot Noir

Tasting Notes

Colour Ruby-Red
Nose Cherry and plum aromas, with light smokiness, spice and florals notes.
Palate A medium bodied palate with vibrant cherry and plum flavours. Hints of spice and oak.
Food Pairing Crispy duck salad with pomegranate.
Cellaring 5-10 Years
Notes Drink: 2017 - 2020.
Variety Pinot Noir
Body Medium Bodied
Oak Type French Oak
Vintage 2017
Region Yarra Valley
Country Australia
Sustainability None
Alcohol 13.0%
Bottle Size 750ml (Bottle)
Closure Stelvin
Punt Road
This family-owned winery has a Five Star Rating from James Halliday and a reputation for producing approachable, enjoyable Yarra Valley wines. Punt Road's 150 acre vineyard has been tended to by their small winemaking team since being planted in the 1980's. The winemaking ethos of Punt Road is one of respect for tradition and harmony of style.

“We only produce wines from our own vineyard in Coldstream, a deliberate, and to us, significant decision. It gives us the opportunity to put all our focus on our one patch of dirt and provides us with a greater understanding of our site along with 13 vintages of cellar memory to draw on.” – Tim Shand, Head Winemaker
Yarra Valley
The Yarra Valley is a wine region known for producing outstanding Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. The region has become a leading wine tourism destination, popular for weekend trips as it is located only an hour’s drive north east of Melbourne.

The cool climate region has some of the oldest soils in the world, and produces terrific Chardonnays in the leaner, acid-driven style. Long gone are the days of excessively oaked and oily Chardonnays. Superb Pinot Noir is cultivated with tremendous results. Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz, Viognier, Sauvignon Blanc and even Sparkling wines of premium quality are also worth seeking out.

Yarra Valley is the oldest wine region in Victoria with the first vines planted in 1838 at Yering Station. Reg Egan founded the iconic Wantirna Estate in 1963, followed by Dr Bailey Carrodus in 1969 who founded equally lauded Yarra Yering in the foot of the Warramate Hills. Nowadays a fleet of new world wine makers and growers are making sure Yarra Valley stays at the forefront of Victorian wine production. Key wineries to look out for are Mayer, William Downie and Macforbes.

The region in 2009 suffered in the Black Saturday fires, with an estimated 25% of all production was impacted.


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