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2019 Joshua Cooper Ray Monde Vineyard Pinot Noir

Macedon Ranges, VIC

Dazzling Pinot Noir from Josh Cooper. A rare bird, this 96 point beauty won't be available for long.

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A compelling release – one of Australia’s best pinot noirs.

Mike Bennie (The Wine Front)

About The Wine

Josh Cooper is setting a cracking pace for the next generation of Victorian winemakers.

The lad's got a deft touch with Pinot Noir, using bunches and neutral oak to allow the unique characteristics of each vineyard he works with to shine.

The Ray-Monde vineyard was planted in 1988 in South Gippsland. Josh has been working with this fruit for a little while now, helping make the wines for the family that owns it as well as making a small amount of Pinot Noir for himself.

It's a lithe, beautiful Pinot Noir full of life and energy, one of his finest red wines to date, no doubt about it.

Our allocation is very small. Don't miss out.

About Joshua Cooper

Joshua Cooper is the son of Nelly and Allan Cooper, the founders of the acclaimed Cobaw Ridge winery in the Macedon Ranges.

A young winemaker on the rise, Josh is working with fruit from outside the family plot to craft his own suite of low-intervention wine. The growers he works with from across central Victoria farm with a like-minded philosophy of organic farming and sustainability.

The wines have a delicacy and unforced feel to them. Josh makes only a small amount of each wine and they are in high demand from those who want to get in early on the next generation of Cooper. He is one to watch closely as his own style and craftsmanship continue to evolve.

Winemaker Josh Cooper
Winemaker Josh Cooper
Macedon Ranges, VIC
Additional Info

From The Producer

Blend : Pinot Noir (100%)
ABV : 13.00
Closure : Screw Cap
Drink Until : 2029
Bottle Size : 750ml

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96Points
The Wine Front

"Such charm and ease here. In the parlance of spin bowling, flight and guile. Lofty, fragrant perfume of rose petals, old spice cupboard, kirsch and warm pebbles. The palate is ethereal, feels kind of transparent but the haul of fine, lacy tannins and lingering cherry juice and brown spice flavours layer in perfectly, long and with assertion. It’s a wine for contemplating and taking slow, has the sense of high pedigree that sits you back a bit from wolfing it down. Texture, beauty, joy, all wrapped up in a red liquid. A compelling release – one of Australia’s best pinot noirs." - Mike Bennie (The Wine Front)

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Very good Vic pinot with plenty to offer

Refined pinot fruit flavours, medium to full bodied, elegant plum and berry flavours accompanied by some dark spices and a hint of smoke, cleansing acid. QPR is borderline but it's an interesting and satisfying drink. Definitely worth a try.

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