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2018 Bass Phillip Crown Prince Pinot Noir

Gippsland, VIC

The Bass Phillip Pinot Noir that is most accessible in its youth. The Crown Prince is the perfect way to get familiar with this iconic estate.

$65.00

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About

About the Wine

The Crown Prince is the Pinot Noir that is most accessible in the excellent Bass Phillip range.

This wine is grown on the Leongatha vineyard that was planted in 1996 by Phillip Jones and is a site that regularly contributes to the Estate Pinot Noir.

Produced with the same minimal-intervention philosophy as the rest of the range, this is an earlier-drinking style of Pinot Noir that will mature well over the medium term.

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

Crown Prince are typically easy drinking Pinot Noirs with sweet plum fruits, softness and balance. These wines always have the characteristic regional “palate length”.

Our Crown Prince wines come from the Leongatha vineyard; planted in 1996 this vineyard shows regional typicity and also supplies fruit for the Estate wines. This wine comes from the major part of the Leongatha vineyard. This wine is all about spice and long tangy flavour. More gentle in fruits, but rather complex: easy drink which readily matches with all manner of dishes, glass-after-glass! Cellaring for two or three years will improve it.

Blend : Pinot Noir (100%)
Closure : Cork
Drink Until : 2026
Bottle Size : 750ml

Founder Phillip Jones
Founder Phillip Jones
Gippsland, VIC
Expert Reviews

Critic Reviews

92Points
James Suckling

"A sultry style of pinot that has plenty of suave red-cherry and fresh-violet aromas. The palate has a very fleshy feel with supple flavors of red and dark cherries. A nice kick of juicy acidity livens up the finish." - Nick Stock (JamesSuckling.com)

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 mix pack!

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Warehouse Pickup Due to some restrictions on our warehouse lease agreement and COVID concerns we are no longer offering Warehouse Pickup as an option and will be delivering all orders moving forward. Delivery is free (for orders over $149) and fast so please select one of our great delivery options at checkout. Sorry for any inconvenience caused by this change! The Different Drop Team.

Express Same Day Delivery is available for Sydney postcodes within 10km 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. Express courier deliveries cannot be left unattended and require a receiver signature.

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