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2015 Bass Phillip Estate Pinot Noir

Gippsland, VIC

Benchmark Victorian Pinot Noir.

$82.00

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Medium bodied at most, sappy and animated, redcurrant and pomegranate, fine burr of kitten’s tongue tannin, pleasing sense of delicacy, and pretty fine length. Delicious.

Gary Walsh (The Wine Front)

About the Wine

The remarkable Bass Phillip Pinot Noirs are the benchmark for Gippsland Pinot Noir.

The phenomenal concentration achieved by Phillip Jones comes from the ground up. Biodynamic farming and extreme attention to detail in the vineyard yielding fruit undeniably of a world class standard.

The Estate Pinot Noir sets the tone for the vintage. The 2015 looking every bit the distinguished figure that this wine has become. Gary Walsh rating it 94+ points and labelling it, quite simply, "Delicious." 

A staple of many a great Australian cellar, the 2015 Bass Phillip Estate Pinot Noir will mature for decades to come.

About Bass Phillip

The great Bass Phillip Estate is one of Australia’s most iconic producers. For decades Phillip Jones has farmed his Gippsland plot with adherence to organic and biodynamic farming, the meticulous attention to detail in the vineyard yielding one of Australia’s truly world class wines.

The Bass Phillip Pinot Noir is a benchmark wine, rightfully one of the most collected in the country. Jones’ wines are incredible. They are wines of power, personality and persistence, and need a place in every true collector's cellar.

Phillip Jones, out in the vineyard
Phillip Jones, out in the vineyard
Gippsland, VIC
Reviews

Critic Reviews

94Points
The Wine Front

"One thing you have to say about Bass Phillip, is that the quality does ratchet up with the price…to a certain extent. Spice, red fruits, rose petal and vanilla, a bit of animal fur and earth, perhaps. Medium bodied at most, sappy and animated, redcurrant and pomegranate, fine burr of kitten’s tongue tannin, pleasing sense of delicacy, and pretty fine length. Delicious." - Gary Walsh (The Wine Front)

Additional Info

From the Producer

BACKGROUND

Original Estate vineyard; 8,500 vines/HA; specific plot cropping at approx. one tonne/acre, often blended with the best fruit from our Leongatha Vineyard. Wine with attractive, rich fruits in the mid-palate, with the strength to improve up to ten years in the cellar.

CURRENT VINTAGE: 2015

The 2015 vintage has delivered red wines with varietal purity, fresh natural acidity, tangy minerality and overall balance: one of our best vintages. These are great wines from Bass Phillip, and they are all capable of mediumlong-term cellaring....... However, they are beautiful to drink now!! All the reds need one hour breathing after pulling the cork.

Blend : Pinot Noir (100%)
ABV : 12.5%
Closure : Cork
Drink Until : 2035
Bottle Size : 750ml

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Possibly Australia's most enchanting & thought-provoking Pinot Noirs
Bass Phillip owner, Phillip Jones
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