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2019 D.M.L. VIN Yarra Valley Pinot Noir

Yarra Valley, VIC

Debut Upper Yarra Valley Pinot Noir from the D.M.L. trio. 95 points, Gary Walsh (The Wine Front)

$60.00

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About The Wine

The collaboration between the D'Anna family, Sam Middleton and AFL Legend Jordan Lewis takes on a second wing here with the addition of a Upper Yarra Valley Pinot Noir to the range.

Clearly, the D'Annas and Sam know their way around Yarra Valley Pinot. With some top quality fruit from one of the top vineyards and growers in the upper reaches of the Yarra, this was an almost guaranteed smash hit from the outset.

Only around 100 cases were made and with the hype around this fledgling brand, along with Gary Walsh's stirring 95 point review, this is sure to sell out in a flash.

It's fine-boned, floral and gorgeous to drink from the outset. Enjoy it now or in a decade's time.

Sam Middleton, Anthony D
Sam Middleton, Anthony D'Anna, Jordan Lewis
Yarra Valley, VIC
Additional Info

From The Producer

In 2018, a long term grower in who Franco and Sam had known for many years with well-established and highly sought after vineyard in the Upper Yarra Valley that was planted in 1999 allowed us to buy a small parcel of grapes planted solely to MV6. With that the decision to make a DML Upper Yarra Valley Pinot Noir was made.

Sourced from an exceptional vineyard in the upper Yarra Valley. This wine shows a lighter, brighter primary fruit expression than that of its Mornington counterpart. It’s dominated by cherry, strawberry and cranberry notes along with a hint of beetroot and cinnamon spice. The silky tannin profile is subtle but gives the palate precision, clarity and length. Expect this wine to reward patience over the next 5-10 years. Sam Middelton

-Handpicked
-100% destemmed, whole berries
-14 days on skins, pumping over at the start of ferment then hand plunged
-Combination of wild and inoculated yeast fermentation
-20% new french oak
-pH - 3.55
-Alc - 13.5%
-No fining

Blend : Pinot Noir (100%)
ABV : 13.50%
Closure : DIAM Cork
Drink Until : 2027
Bottle Size : 750ml

The D.M.L. team
The D.M.L. team
Yarra Valley, VIC
Expert Reviews

Critic Reviews

95Points
The Wine Front

"It’s very pretty and refined. All fresh raspberry and red cherry, floral perfume and a dusting of spice, kind of juicy, but nicely composed, expanding and filling the mouth with flavour and gentle emery tannin, fresh and long through the finish. Wholesome feeling, classic styling, and just lovely to drink." - Gary Walsh (The Wine Front)

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