2022 Rob Hall Nenagh Park Vineyard Pinot Noir
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2022 Rob Hall Nenagh Park Vineyard Pinot Noir

Yarra Valley, Victoria, AUSTRALIA
$37. 99
$455.88 Dozen
Cellar: Drink now - 8 Years (2023-2031)
ABV: 13.5%
Closure: Stelvin

Growing up in Healesville, a young Rob Hall did some summer work in the vineyards during the early to mid nineties before taking up full time work at Yarra Ridge then Punt Road. From 2002 to 2011 he was the winemaker at Mount Mary, it wasn’t until 2014 that he took the leap and began his own operation.
Grown by Steve Sadlier in Yarra Glen, this is the first release of this wine made from older vines of mixed clones. The vineyard located in the foothills of Christmas Hills, just above Yarra Glen, easterly sloping with grey sandy loam soils. Steve is a local legend and renowned viticulturalist with almost 40 years experience.
Dark red in colour with black toned edges and a bright red hue. Very perfumed nose with alluring scents of violets, red cherries and strawberries captivating the olfactory senses. Hints of rhubarb, fresh herbs, forest floor and delicate spicy cedar notes ensue. Delicious red to dark cherry and strawberry fruits are both juicy and vibrant in their feel overlaying a back drop of forest floor, subtle rhubarb, dried herbs and spicy cedar. Expansive and powerful it possesses seamlessly integrated, velvet smooth tannins and finishes long, supple and extremely moreish.
Drink over the next 6-8 years.
Alc. 13.5%

Other Reviews….
From Steve Sadlier's Nenagh Park vineyard in Yarra Glen. This spent three weeks on skins before being pressed to older hogsheads and puncheons. Bright ruby crimson. A pure fruited wine centred around perfectly ripened strawberries and raspberries with scents of peony and allspice. It's deceptive on the palate in that while it's light on its feet and quite delicious, it's also structured with a little orange peel and spice on the long finish. Terrific from beginning to end. Drink by 2030.
96 Points
Philip Rich – James Halliday’s Australian Wine Companion