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Ashton Hills Reserve Pinot Noir 2015

I showed this wine to my father who often takes good time with my ‘leftover’ wines in his front garden, admiring how the native plants are taking over his grass, how his brick wall some 50-years-young is in a beautiful state of teetering decay, how he is taking over the council strip under the decree of my mother ‘I want a meadow!’. He sipped this one on my couch and announced his tasting note, abridged here, ‘superb feel here, excellent length of flavour and persistent, this is quality wine, great bouquet, Michael [ed: as only parents do], this is very, very, very good wine…’, then an addendum, ‘my gosh, that label is horrible, absolutely terrible, who would buy based on that?’. Out of the mouths of babes and sucklings, so they say.

Earliest harvest on record for Ashton Hills. A third sees new oak.

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Tasted : FEB17
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : $70
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2017 - 2026
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