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2017 Chatto Pinot Noir

Huon Valley, TAS

Limited release of Pinot Noir from one of Australia's modern winemaking masters.

$60.00

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...how could you possibly ask for more? It’s just a terrific wine. 

Campbell Mattinson (The Wine Front)

About The Wine

Jim Chatto is one of Australia's most highly regarded living winemakers. Some of his recent releases may well come to be seen as some of the best wines of his generation. His winemaking ethos is simple and site driven: the very model of modern Australian wine.

The Chatto wines are the culmination of Jim's long-term love affair with Tasmanian Pinot Noir. It took him six years to find the perfect site and the long search has definitely paid off.

The 2017 release of the Chatto Pinot Noir is gorgeous. Built around complex layers of reduction, power and fruit purity,the 2017 releases are his arguably his finest to date.

With 95 points from Campbell Mattinson, this release has been under high demand by collectors with an eye for quality. Only tiny amounts are available. Lovers of the finest Pinot Noir should not hesitate.

About Chatto Wines

Jim Chatto is revered as one of the finest winemakers currently working in Australia.

His recent reinvigoration at Mount Pleasant in the Hunter Valley has received phenomenal critical acclaim, as has his personal Tasmanian project, Chatto wines.

After purchasing a plot of land that Jim describes as "right on the edge of viticultural possibility", planting began in 2007.

In only a short amount of time, this site has produced some extraordinary wines and looks set to become one of the Apple Isle most prized viticultural assets.

Modern winemaking master, Jim Chatto
Modern winemaking master, Jim Chatto
Huon Valley, TAS
Reviews

Critic Reviews

95Points
The Wine Front

"Super floral. Beautiful oak, beautiful fruit, beautiful flow and length. Bit of a hello boys wine. Flashy, svelte and you can’t stop thinking about it. Serve this to just about anyone and they’ll swoon. Terrific balance and texture. Cherry (black) into chicory into briar into woodsmoke. It turned out that I loved the Isle Vineyard release but when I tasted this I thought: how could you possibly ask for more? It’s just a terrific wine." - Campbell Mattinson (The Wine Front)

Additional Info

From the Producer

Stylistically we are looking to make a focused yet elegant wine of purity and balance that is true to the site, with the fruit spectrum right on the cusp of red and black (perhaps leaning to the red). Thus, still holding its natural acidity, vibrancy and line. Stalks are a component; though well embedded into the wine. Our crops are low (~1 kg/vine) so we are reaching this flavour profile at modest sugar levels: between 12.5-13.5 Be

 

Blend : Pinot Noir (100%)
ABV : 13.5%
Closure : Screw Cap
Drink Until : 2030
Bottle Size : 750ml

Jim Chatto - one of Australia
Jim Chatto - one of Australia's finest winemakers
Huon Valley, TAS
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