Warramate Pinot Noir 2018 (Yarra Valley, Victoria) "...violet, lavender, cherry..."
The Warramate vineyard was planted in 1970, purchased from Dr. Bailey Carrodus, the man who established Yarra Yering.
The connection between the two sites continues to today, incumbent Yarra Yering winemaker Sarah Crowe having made the 2015 Warramate Pinot Noir at the Yarra Yering winery, all winemaking essentially the same making this a bargain for Yarra Pinot fans.
A number of small ferments with varying percentages of whole bunch to add layers and lift. Hand plunged before gravity filling to oak barrles (20% new) in the underground cellar).
"Violets and lavender dominate the nose, nicely supported by mixed berry fruits. A lovely lift of stalk heightens the spice element." - Winemaker