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Farr Rising Mornington Pinot Noir

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Farr Rising Mornington Pinot Noir

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Nick Stock (2010 Vintage) says
Moved to the Regional Dirt Series, sourced from Merricks. This has bright, sweet sherry fruit, glossy, with poise from the get-go; good fragrance and lift, ripe and fresh. Gentle stem influence sits below the fruit: earthy, soulful and young, still settling. The palate s ripe and juicy, with bright-red cherry fruit, and musky tannins bubble through fleshy, cherry-flavoured pinot. The finish tightens nicely with gentle acid sizzle.
Good Wine Guide 2013
James Halliday (2009 Vintage) says
Purple-crimson; the bouquet is scented with flowery, spicy aromas, the palate precisely focused, with intense black cherry, plum and savoury spice nuances and a sense of purity.
Australian Wine Companion 2012
Nick Stock (2009 Vintage) says
A deep crimson red in the glass, the swirling complex spice here is entrancing - stalky, sappy pinot at its finest. It offers sweet, musk-dusted, ripe cherry fruit and a herbal thread. The palate's beautifully assembled and very, very even, making a sturdy impression with a web of fine tannin. Plum and dark-cherry flavour runs deep, and oak chimes in to produce a cola-like finish. One of Nick Farr's best yet.
The Good Wine Guide
James Halliday (2008 Vintage) says
Excellent purple hue typical of Mornington; a fragrant, almost flowery, bouquet of red cherry and wild strawberry; the palate is long and silky, carrying its delicious fruit flavours through to the finish and aftertaste.
Australian Wine Companion 2011 2010
James Halliday (2007 Vintage) says
Excellent hue - more purple than red; intense multilayered and multiflavoured fruits on both bouquet and palate; no question about ripeness here, nor the extreme length of the wine.
Australian Wine Companion 2010 2009
Campbell Mattinson & Gary Walsh (2007 Vintage) says
This is a stylish wine made in a particular, err, style. It's smoky and sappy and herbal, which may not sound appealing except that it works - mostly because everything is just so well proportioned. And it's not size that matters; it's proportion. This is light to medium in weight, with tangy sour-cherried notes, and it's delightful to drink.
The Big Red Wine Book 2009/10 2009
James Halliday (2004 Vintage) says
Very good purple-red; a supple, silk and velvet palate, offering black cherry and plum, seamless oak and tannins. Lovely wine.
Australian Wine Companion 2007 2006
James Halliday (2003 Vintage) says
Clean and expressive; black plums and spice; immaculate structure, balance and length.
Australian Wine Companion 2006 2005
James Halliday (2002 Vintage) says
Fresh, fragrant, lively and tangy cherry aromas are mirrored in a long, vibrant and intense palate, with plum, cherry and spice; style and finesse.
Australian Wine Companion 2005 2004
James Halliday (2001 Vintage) says
Medium red-purple, fractionally less deep than its Geelong sister; the bouquet is slightly more fragrant, with some savoury spice aromatics, then a palate with dark cherry and plum; quite different mouthfeel and structure.
Australian Wine Companion 2004 2003

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