BackBack

2017 Goodman Nikkal Pinot Noir

Yarra Valley, VIC

Young and juicy Pinot Noir from the experienced hands of Kate Goodman.

$25.00

Rated 5.0 out of 5
1 Review
DISPATCHED NEXT BUSINESS DAY
About
Bursting with flavour, this is a supple wine with youthful juiciness. A blend of pinot noir grapes from four vineyard sites which truly captures the essence of the Yarra Valley.

Kate Goodman

About The Wine

The Nikkal wines are made by experienced Yarra Valley winemaker, Kate Goodman.

The Nikkal Pinot Noir comes from four vineyard across the Yarra Valley. From a lovely vintage in 2017, Kate uses whole berry fermentation to excellent effect here, bringing forth a bright and cheery Pinot Noir which is ripe for drinking immediately.

It's a lovely example of the approachability of 2017 Pinot Noir from the Yarra Valley, the wines are open and generous in their youth.

Perfect for those looking for Pinot to pop and pour.

Winemaker Kate Goodman
Winemaker Kate Goodman
Yarra Valley, VIC
Expert Reviews

Critic Reviews

90Points
The Wine Front

"Tasted these a while ago and thought I’d posted reviews; was surprised to find no mention of the Nikkal wines on the site. This one is Yarra Valley pinot noir from a good vintage, from a range of vineyard sites. Here we go: my notes simply say: “Cherry, apple, violet and beet, woodsy spices about the edges. Neat, compact, attractive.” I think you get the drift. It’s well made and delivers good varietal flavour." - Campbell Mattinson (The Wine Front)

Customer Reviews
average rating 5.0 out of 5
Based on 1 review
  • 5 Stars
    1 Review
  • 4 Stars
    0 Reviews
  • 3 Stars
    0 Reviews
  • 2 Stars
    0 Reviews
  • 1 Star
    0 Reviews
100% of reviewers would recommend this product to a friend
Taste
Rated 5 out of 5
Interest Level
Rated 5 out of 5
Value for Money
Rated 5 out of 5
1 Review
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

You can judge this book by its label

They say you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover, but maybe there’s an exception for some wines. Take Kate Goodman’s 2017 Goodman Nikkal Pinot Noir as the case in point. Stunning labels and just as mesmerising inside the glass. Kate’s a maestro in her field, and a couple of glasses of her Pinot Noir adds ticks to the CV.

Loading...
Taste
Rated 5 out of 5
Interest Level
Rated 5 out of 5
Value for Money
Rated 5 out of 5
Was this helpful?
Additional Info

From The Producer

Cherries, raspberries, rhubarb and a touch of spice all find a place to create a vibrant, full and generous wine with a velvety and fleshy texture.

Bursting with flavour, this is a supple wine with youthful juiciness. A blend of pinot noir grapes from four vineyard sites which truly captures the essence of the Yarra Valley. Each vineyard brings a different element to the wine, with the overall theme being bright fleshy fruit.

The four vineyards are: Roundstone Estate, Steels Creek, Upper Ngumby, Yarra Glen,  Gist, Christmas Hills, Willowlake, Gladysdale

I keep every parcel of fruit separate in the winery before and after fermentation. I keep the wine in barrel for six months before I bring the best of all the vineyards together to blend a deliciously succulent wine.

Blend : Pinot Noir (100%)
ABV : 13.0%
Closure : Screw cap
Drink Until : 2023
Bottle Size : 750ml

Delivery

Delivery is Free for any order over $150 or more, or just $9 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 mix pack!

Estimated delivery time frames with Australia Post can be viewed here. Please include Authority to Leave instructions in the ‘SPECIAL REQUESTS’ box during checkout if you may not be available to sign for your delivery and would like it left at your front door. The 'SPECIAL REQUESTS' box can be found on the cart page before the final checkout page.

Warehouse Pickup is also available for Sydney customers, 8am-5pm Monday to Friday. To select Warehouse Pickup as your shipping method enter our address "F5A, 42 Wattle St, Ultimo, 2007" as your shipping address during checkout. Please complete your purchase online before visiting us as we are not licensed to sell over the counter.

Express Delivery is available for Sydney postcodes within 15km of the CBD. There is a $10 delivery surcharge and the order is needs to be placed before 12pm midday weekdays for same day delivery.

Our Heat Policy can be viewed here (under the 'Delivery Questions' section). If you would like us to hold dispatch of your order for milder weather please leave instructions to do so in the 'SPECIAL REQUESTS' box found on the cart page before the final checkout. We are happy to hold it for as long as you like. All orders are fully insured so you can buy with full confidence that these tasty beverages will get to you in tip-top shape.

Returns are free for 100 days after purchase. You can view the conditions of our return policy here

For any other shipping related inquiries, please see our helpful FAQ, email us at hello@differentdrop.com or call us on 1300 668 385..

FaQs
Do I have to order in dozens?

No, please mix it up! You can order wines in any quantity and variation you like. You can order 1 bottle or 50. We challenge you to make the ultimate mixed pack of wine!

Are there volume discounts?

Yes we offer volume discounts on larger orders. Orders over $499 get a 5% and orders over $999 get a 10% discount. This will be automatically applied during checkout.

How does the price match work?

Everyday Low & Consistent Pricing is something we strongly believe in. We want our customers to feel confident they are always getting the best price. If you see a price lower somewhere else let us know and we'll match it. We'll even retrospectively refund you if you have already purchased from us but you see a lower price somewhere later on. Our price match policy can be seen here.

I am trying to add more of a wine to my cart but it won’t let me?

This means we are running low on stock of that wine. So for example, if the website will only allow you to add 3 bottles and no more, then that is all we have of that particular wine. The good news is we may be able to order more for you. Just contact us on 1300 668 385 or hello@differentdrop.com and we'll organise the additional quantity for you.

Does Different Drop have a physical store?

No, not really. More of a warehouse/office. We do however offer a Click & Collect option from our warehouse in Ultimo, Sydney. Our warehouse address for Click & Collect is: F5A, 42 Wattle St, Ultimo, 2007

Can I special order a wine you do not sell?

If it’s doable, then we’ll make it happen. Just contact us directly via phone, chat or email and we’ll find out for you right away. Please note that in most cases special orders such as these will need to be in full case lots (6 or 12 bottles).

More FaQs: here