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2019 Small Island Glengarry Pinot Noir

Glen Gary, TAS

The most impressive of the three excellent single-site Small Island Pinot Noirs from 2019.

ONLY 9 LEFT!

$45.00

Rated 4.5 out of 5
Based on 2 reviews
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About The Wine

A hidden gem of the Apple Isle, the Small Island Wines are making plenty of noise with only a small range.

This is their single site Pinot Noir from the Glen Garry vineyard in the North of the island. Focused, intense and brooding, this is a Pinot Noir with a lot of charisma.

Oak set decidedly to the background, the fruit from this excellent vineyard front and centre.

Only tiny amounts made.

About Small Island Wines

Small Island Wines is a mirco-batch Tasmanian wine company founded by James Broinowski in 2015 after raising the money to launch his brand via a successful crowd-funding campaign through Kickstarter.

James focuses his time on producing Pinot Noir with regional accents from around Tasmania, with a little Rosé and Riesling being made as well.

The wines have received quite a lot of press in only a short amount of time. James Halliday wrote, "It looks very much like a potential acorn to oak story, for the quality of the wines is seriously good." after trying only the first release from 2015.

Since then, James hasn't looked back.

James Broinowski
James Broinowski
Credit: Kim Eiszele
Additional Info

From The Producer

Single Site Pinot from the Tamar Valley. Powerful and complex with a hint of oak. Unfiltered with minimal sulpher. Sandy loam soil. Consistently my highest scoring wine from my oldest site, 20 year old pinot vines perfectly looked after.

Blend : Pinot Noir (100%)
ABV : 13.5
Closure : Screw Cap
Drink Until : 2028
Bottle Size : 750ml

Expert Reviews

Critic Reviews

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The Wine Front

"It starts off delicate and then turns super-dry. It’s be interesting to see how this matures. Twiggy herb notes, black cherry, clove and woodsmoke. It doesn’t offer a great deal aromatically but it’s up-and-about on the palate. I kept wanting to like it but it kept looking like the wine of a tough season. Time might surprise." - Campbell Mattinson (The Wine Front)

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Great wine

Great wine!

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Lovely wine, exactly what I was looking for

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