Saturday, 5 January 2013
Warramate Pinot Noir 2010
Purchased off the wine list at a restaurant, once poured by the waiter I was overcome by the stalky and "green" aromas coming from the glass. As I tried and tried again to assure myself this wasn't the case, I was disappointed.
After much swirling and half an hour in the glass, the wine started to show some shape.
The fruit was good and some cherry and earthy characters began to sing. Lacking in acidity, it appeared a little soupy as well.
Not the style of Pinot Noir I would lean to.
I'd be interested to have a look at other current release wines to see where they are at, as from experience, I have now only been let down once by this solid Yarra Valley producer.
Who: Warramate Wines www.warramatewines.com.au
What: Pinot Noir (13.5% alc)
Where: Yarra Valley
How: $45 restaurant wine list ($25 cellar door)
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