2018 Hurley Vineyard Estate Pinot Noir

A blend of the three single block Pinot Noirs from the fantastic 2018 vintage on Hurley Vineyard.

Sale price$42.00


The Hurley Vineyard Pinot Noir is a blend of select barrels from the single block Pinot Noir releases on the Hurley Vineyard in Balnarring, Mornington Peninsula.

This is a sort of "voice-of-the-vineyard" wine where you get to see the nature of the season as told through the lens of Pinot Noir.

It's slinky and red-fruited and carries this wonderful perfume and sensual fruit with a grounding of crushed-rock tannin that is unusual to see in Australian Pinot Noir.

It's the entry-point to the Hurley range, the most open and inviting on release and it's a delight to drink.

Hurley Vineyard Pinot Noir is estate grown and made. Our focus is on purity of expression and typicity of character. It is made as wines from the single vineyards or from an estate blend, depending on the vintage conditions. The single vineyard wines are named for the vineyards of their terroir - Lodestone, Hommage or Garamond. The Estate is made where barrels can be declassified to blend and this is assessed on a year by year basis.

Hurley Vineyard Pinot Noir is usually garnet. It is typically fragrant, has a lovely mouth-feel and tastes intensely of plums, forest fruits and brown spice, with savoury nuances. There is red minerality. The wines are linear in structure, have nice tannins and linger in the palate. All the wines age well, the single vineyards more so – say eight to twelve years.

92 Points - "Super sexy, super slurpable, lush and flavoursome pinot noir. Cherry-raspberry-centric, dusted with peppery and sweet spice, sheen to texture then a late visit from light, feathery tannins. Has a strong, bold feel but delivers lightness and freshness too. Nice drink." - Mike Bennie (The Wine Front)

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