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2019 Precipice Willow Lake Vineyard Pinot Noir

Yarra Valley, VIC

Pinot Noir from a great vineyard in the hands of one of the Yarra Valley's rising stars.

$37.00

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About

About The Wine

The new wave of boutique Yarra Valley winemakers are doing wonders in expressing the unique terroir and character of the region's best vineyards.

This Precipice Pinot Noir comes from the famed Willow Lake vineyard in the Woori Yallock sub-region, and is put together by the skilful hands of Young Gun of Wine nominee Marty Singh.

Marty's time under Victorian winemaking stars Dave Bicknell and Adrian Rodda has served him well, and his wines have elegance, finesse and vibrancy about them. This was all hand-picked and gently de-stemmed, with no whole bunches and no new oak resulting in a really pretty Pinot.

There's a lot of buzz around Yarra Valley Pinots and this is another belter from a producer on the rise.

About Precipice

Marty Singh is the man behind Precipice Wines.

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Marty has been a fixture of the Oakridge cellar for longer than anyone can remember. Through his years observing the craft of Dave Bicknell and others at Oakridge, Marty has formed his own opinions on winemaking style. Precipice is his chance to put those ideas into practice.

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He now sources small parcels of fruit from renowned Yarra Valley vineyards and turns out wonderfully pure and delicate wines.

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With a new house, winery and vineyard underway in the Yarra, it won't be long before we see some home-grown wines from Marty. But in the meantime, his delicious offerings of Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Syrah from surrounding vineyards will have to suffice.

Marty at home amongst the vines
Marty at home amongst the vines
Yarra Valley, VIC
Additional Info

From the Producer

The Pinot was harvested by hand and chilled overnight. The fruit was then hand sorted and gently destemmed into open pot fermenters. Pump overs, twice daily with a few rack and returns were carefully carried out over 12 days. Then the wine was then drained and the fruit pressed to French oak puncheons, approximately 10% new. This was in fact the first time I have used new oak with any of my Pinots. The resultant wine is one of purity and finesse. Cloves and spice fill the palate with silky tannins in support.

Blend : Pinot Noir (100%)
Closure : Screw Cap
Drink Until : 2027
Bottle Size : 750ml

Marty Singh during the winemaking process
Marty Singh during the winemaking process
Yarra Valley, VIC
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