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2015 Bass Phillip Reserve Pinot Noir

Gippsland, VIC

The rare and highly collectable icon wine from the famed Bass Phillip.

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$590.00

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About
Depth and intensity. Tension and drama. It ‘feels’ Grand Cru

Gary Walsh (The Wine Front)

About the Wine

This is one of the most collectable and iconic wines in the country. Phillip Jones only makes this wine in exceptional years, from the oldest, lowest-yielding vines on the Bass Phillip Gippsland estate.

A wine of power and maddening complexity. Something that will not hit its full stride for decades to come. The biggest statement Pinot Noir from anywhere in Australia and an incredibly rare one at that. This is the full Bass Phillip experience, with all its decadent grandeur on full display.

Given time and patience, the 2015 vintage maybe one of the great wines of its generation.

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
Additional Info

From the Producer

Blend : Pinot Noir (100%)
ABV : 13.30%
Closure : Cork
Drink Until : 2045
Bottle Size : 750ml

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

Critic Reviews

96Points
The Wine Front

"The Big Boy of Australian Pinot Noir, and invariably very good, but given the choice of this or a Musigny, well, call me unpatriotic… That being said, small production, and equal to Grange or Hill of Grace, and cheaper. And on that basis, I’d prefer this. It’s all very confusing. Anyway, you have the coin, and want to spend it, or you do not. End of story. Dance of the seven veils kind of Pinot here, where the moral of the story is ‘be patient’. Lavish clove, cinnamon and biscuit oak, deep dark cherry fruit, fresh tilled earthiness, a certain ‘minerality’ and a dried rose perfume. It’s medium bodied, thickly and sumptuously tannic, ribbons of silk, throaty and earthy dark cherry flavours, pencilly oak drawing lines for the future, and a very long and minerally finish. Depth and intensity. Tension and drama. It ‘feels’ Grand Cru, if that makes any sense. Wait." - Gary Walsh (The Wine Front

Delivery

Delivery is Free for any order over $149 or more, or just $10 for any orders of $149 or less. There is no minimum order quantity and you can mix and match as much as you like. Make your perfect mixed pack! In Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane & Byron Bay we deliver with our own vans. All other areas are serviced by Australia Post.

Sydney Metro orders in the Pink Zone will be delivered the next day 5 days per week, Monday through Friday. Orders in the Blue Zone will be delivered on Tuesdays and Fridays. Everything outside these zones will be delivered by Australia Post.

Melbourne Metro orders are picked up at 12pm from our Sydney warehouse every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday and delivered the following day in Melbourne (Tues/Wed/Thurs/Fri). Please refer to this map to see if your address is considered Melbourne Metro here. Everything outside of this zone will be dispatched next business day with Australia Post.

Brisbane Metro orders are picked up from our Sydney warehouse every Tuesday at 12pm and delivered on Thursday. Please refer to this map to see if your address is considered Brisbane Metro here. Everything outside of this zone will be dispatched next business day with Australia Post.

Australia Wide Deliveries To the rest of Australia we use Australia Post. The Australia Post Collection Truck picks up orders from our Sydney warehouse every weekday at midday. If your order is placed before 12pm we’ll get it on the truck that day. Delivery times vary considerably with Australia Post and unfortunately there is no Express Delivery Option for wine (because it is fragile and heavy). PLEASE NOTE that we are currently seeing significant delays in the Australia Post delivery network. Strict government health and safety requirements and very high parcel volumes are causing significant backlogs at the main NSW and VIC sorting facilities. Orders are still arriving safe and sound but you may notice slower delivery times and less frequent scanning updates than usual.

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FaQs

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