Pipers Brook `Reserve` Pinot Noir 2005 (6 x 750mL), TAS.

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Overview

The palate is elegantly stated, concentrated with fleshy fruit, has depth and delicate flavours. An iron fi st in a fi nely spun silk glove, it displays all the true maritime characters of cool climate Tasmanian Pinot Noir grown to perfection. Its ripe and juicy with berry fruits, has appealing secondary complex characters of game meats, pâté bramble and leather, and is all elegantly packaged on the palate with fine long cashmere tannins that provide just the right level of grip and texture to a flavoursome pinot noir with a never ending finish.

Region:
TAS - Tasmania
State:
Tasmania
Country:
Australia

Expert Reviews

Particularly good hue for its age; a wine with considerable power and intensity, especially for Pipers Brook; has vibrant red fruits on the mid-palate, then a very long, tangy, savoury finish. Classic style.Drink to 2014 Rating 95 - James Halliday, Australian Wine Companion Edition 2011

Winery Tasting Notes

Colour

Pinot Noir ruby red, with a soft blue/purple hue.

Aroma

An attractive fine floral bouquet, the delicate fruit sent of cranberries and dark cherry aromas are well interwoven with the more complex secondary aroma’s of the savoury game meat pate`, leather, coco powder and bramble, all balanced by the nutty vanillin notes from fi ne French oak maturation.

Palate

The palate is elegantly stated, concentrated with fleshy fruit, has depth and delicate flavours. An iron fi st in a fi nely spun silk glove, it displays all the true maritime characters of cool climate Tasmanian Pinot Noir grown to perfection. Its ripe and juicy with berry fruits, has appealing secondary complex characters of game meats, pâté bramble and leather, and is all elegantly packaged on the palate with fine long cashmere tannins that provide just the right level of grip and texture to a flavoursome pinot noir with a never ending finish.

Food Matching

Pinot Noir is versatile and will match with a wide array of foods. Its only limitation is your imagination and willingness to explore your own food match experience and style. Try with fig-stuffed pigeon, braised rabbit with pancetta and tomatoes.

Cellaring Potential

Likely life span: 2005 – 2018, made with the future in mind.

Winemaking Notes

The grapes are sourced from well-established, premium blocks in our vineyards in both the Pipers Brook and Tamar Valley wine regions, which typically produce growing conditions that enable Pinot Noir to display all the elegance and charm that the variety has to offer. The fruit retains flesh and weight, is soft, aromatic and long with fi ne balanced tannins and lingering flow.

Vintage
2005
Region
TAS - Tasmania
Grape Style
Pinot Noir
Closure Type
Cork closure
Alcohol
13.5%

Winery Profile

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Kreglinger, founded in 1797 by brothers George and Christian Kreglinger, is a family company, which holds registration number one recorded in Antwerp. The family's group of companies extended to Australia, establishing Kreglinger Australia in 1893.

In 2000, Kreglinger (Australia) Pty Ltd diversified into wine production and marketing with the establishment of Norfolk Rise Vineyard and winery at Mount Benson in the Limestone Coast region of South Australia and the following year took majority ownership of the Pipers Brook Winery.

Kreglinger Wine Estates, the producers of the internationally acclaimed Pipers Brook Vineyard, Ninth Island and Kreglinger wines has a history that encompasses over 30 years as a modern pioneer and leader of the Tasmanian fine wine industry.

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