Yarra Valley Pinot Noir
About this winery
For almost three decades, Coldstream Hills has built an enviable reputation for producing outstanding and distinctive wines from the Yarra Valley; in particular the hero varieties of the region, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. The overriding winemaking philosophy is, and always has been, to express the individuality and nuance of each vineyard and to craft wines that demonstrate the uniqueness and pedigree of the Yarra Valley. The team of winemakers, led by Chief Winemaker Andrew Fleming, achieves...
A mild Spring, followed by a warm and very dry ripening period led to a heightened onset of vintage. Despite a compressed harvest period, Pinot Noir held up well producing wines of flavour, texture and depth.
Matured in seasoned and new (27%) French oak for eight months.
On the nose, Ripe characters of dark cherry, raspberry, wild strawberry and blood plum are enhanced by whole bunch spice and savoury French oak. Medium bodied in style, the palate is vibrant, textural and complex. Dark cherry and raspberry characters dominate with underlying nuances of stalk spice, mineral graphite and beautifully integrated French oak. Fine chalky tannins give the wine structure and length. One for the Cellar.