2021 Thousand Candles Single Vineyard Pinot Noir
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2021 Thousand Candles Single Vineyard Pinot Noir

Yarra Valley, Victoria, AUSTRALIA
$54. 99
$659.88 Dozen
Cellar: Drink now - 8 Years (2023-2031)
ABV: 13%
Closure: Diam Cork

Semi translucent dark red colour with black shaded edges and a light red hue. Fragrant violet, red cherry and winter strawberry aromas emerge out of the glass followed by some fresh herb, stalky cedar and dusty earth notes. Light and vibrant the palate is intensely flavoured with delicious red cherry and winter strawberry fruits which are underpinned by crunchy acidity and firming tannins which impart a grainy feel. Infusions of fresh herbs, subtle rhubarb, forest floor and spicy cedar lie underneath. Finishes with a long fresh red fruited aftertaste.
Drink over the next 6-8 years.
Alc. 13%

Other Reviews….
Whole bunches (50%), gentle handling with no pumpovers or plunging. Matured in seasoned French barriques. Excellent wines from Thousand Candles in 2021, thoroughly deserving of the Best Small Producer trophy they picked up at the 2022 Yarra Valley Wine Show. A bright crimson red. A gently textured wine that was made with respect for the fruit with real persistence and finesse. There's lovely purity to the aromas of red cherries, small, wild strawberries, violets and spice. The whole bunches are barely perceptible, and velvety, quite firm and persistent tannins are in complete harmony with the wine, too.
Drink by 2028.
96 Points
Philip Rich – James Halliday’s Australian Wine Companion