2017 Bindi Darshan Pinot Noir

Named for Bindi founder Bill Darshan Singh Dhillon, this is a limited release tribute wine that is always released with a little more bottle age than the standard Bindi Pinots.

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Sale price$135.00
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In stock, ready to ship, only 3 units left

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Description

The 2017 Bindi Darshan Pinot Noir is a deeply sentimental and beautifully crafted wine, honouring Michael Dhillon’s father, Bill Darshan Singh Dhillon. Planted just months after Bill’s passing in 2013, the Darshan vineyard sits close to the Dhillon family home and features incredibly dense plantings, from 11,300 to 22,600 vines per hectare.

This vintage showcases a complex bouquet of wild strawberry, black cherry, dried flowers, leather, and a touch of prune. The palate benefits from seven years of development, offering a silky smooth texture while retaining remarkable freshness and energy. The wine’s long, cool, and fine season is reflected in its elegance, with fine, supple tannins contributing to a beautifully textured and persistent finish.

With only minuscule volumes available, the 2017 Darshan Pinot Noir is a collector’s dream. It’s drinking beautifully now and promises to evolve gracefully over the next six years and beyond, when well-cellared. This wine is a true tribute to Bill Dhillon and the legacy he created at Bindi.

This is a deeply sentimental wine from a vineyard planted in a time of great emotion. Darshan, an incredibly close planted vineyard (from 11,300 to 22,600 vines per hectare), sits alongside our house and pays tribute to our beautiful mentor and the Bindi founder, Bill Dhillon. The 2017 has a complex array of aromas; wild strawberry, black cherry, dried flowers, leather, a touch of prune. The palate shows the benefit of seven years, for it is silky smooth whilst retaining freshness and energy. The palate is very long and beautifully textured with fine, supple and persistent tannins. The 2017 season was long, cool and fine, as is the wine, showing the elegance of the year. History gives evidence that this 2017 will continue to drink beautifully for half a dozen more years and, when well cellared, beyond.

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