Stunning crimson-magenta colour sets the scene for a perfumed wine of exceptional quality, its ever-changing aromas and flavours encapsulated in an insistent heartbeat of purity.
The mouthfeel, length and balance of the red and black cherry fruit underpins a wine that is great now, spicy complexity around the corner.
In his first vintage for Tasmanian Vintners, and a first release from a new wine business, Liam McElhinney blitzed the 2021 Australian Pinot Noir Challenge.
Liam McElhinney can’t quite believe it. “When you enter a wine you really love into a competition you hope it might win a gold medal,” says the New Zealand-born winemaker.
“But to come away with the top trophy at the Australian Pinot Noir Challenge – it’s a bit surreal. I’m dumbstruck.”