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2018 Ochota Barrels Gentle Folk Father's Milk Pinot Noir

Basket Range, Adelaide Hills, SA

A special collaboration Pinot Noir between two of the Basket Range's finest - Ochota Barrels and Gentle Folk.

$50.00

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About

About The Wine

A special collaboration here between two of the Basket Range's favourite sons, Gareth Belton and Taras Ochota.

Father's Milk is a Pinot Noir from a single dry-grown organic vineyard in the Basket Range of the Adelaide Hills, known as Scary Gully. Rigorous work in the vineyard has allowed for a Pinot Noir of much higher complexity than the standard Hills affair. The low and slow handling of the fruit and attention to detail by these two fascinating producers yielding a compelling Pinot Noir of rare quality from the region.

Only tiny amounts were made and allocations are small. Jump on it if you want to see what the spawn of Gentle Folk and Ochota Barrels.

About Ochota Barrels

The term “rockstar winemaker” gets thrown around a lot these days but Taras Ochota, owner/purveyor of cult wine label Ochota Barrels, is the real deal.

His grungy, minimalist attitude towards his label has seen him gain huge cult status internationally as one of the most boundary-pushing winemakers in Australia. From his home in the beautiful Basket Range of the Adelaide Hills, Taras and his wife Amber craft small batches of wine from surrounding vineyards in the Hills and special sites across McLaren Vale and the Barossa Valley. Taras picks earlier than most as a general rule, so expect lighter, more ethereal wines with freshness and 'tension' as a motif.

These are highly sought after and extremely limited wines which have a pulsating energy and drive to them. Some of the country's most exciting vinous creations, no doubt.

Gareth in one of his Adelaide Hills vineyards
Gareth in one of his Adelaide Hills vineyards
Basket Range, Adelaide Hills, SA
Additional Info

From The Producer

Single block geisenheim 18 pinot noir clone from Scary Gully. Dry farming & intense pruning/ thinning work has allowed us to make an extremely complex wine built to last.

Blend : Pinot Noir (100%)
ABV : 13.0%
Closure : Cork
Drink Until : 2031
Bottle Size : 750ml

A perfect day on the Scary Gully vineyard
A perfect day on the Scary Gully vineyard
Basket Range, Adelaide Hills, SA
Expert Reviews

Critic Reviews

DDS review

Slick, smooth and slippery Pinot Noir here. Sort of blows your hair back. An inky core of blueberry and black cherry. Delicious moreish tannins. But it's al about the mouth feel. It slips and slides, drinks like a dream right now. A pinch of herb notes from the whole bunch but it's only a light detailing, nothing overt. Such a lovely expression of Adelaide Hills Pinot Noir. Real 'Pinosity' here. Killer. - Different Drop Wine Team

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