Australian Pinot Noir - an oxymoron no longer
30 Aug 2006 by JR
As I explained in last week’s wine of the week , we somehow ended up tasting a lot of Australian Pinot Noir during our recent travels around the country and valiant testing of some of its most exciting restaurants. Paul Henry, the Englishman recently installed at the Australian Wine & Brandy Corporation in Adelaide, also kindly set up a tasting of various other Pinots Noir and Gris, young Rieslings and fizz during my visit. Below are notes and ratings on about 55 Australian Pinot Noirs tasted in the last few weeks, listed in this instance in roughly declining order of my personal reference. (I decided to do this rather than...

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