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2020 Lethbridge Menage a Noir Pinot Noir

Geelong, VIC

Great to have this much-loved Geelong Pinot Noir back...

$30.00

Rated 4.8 out of 5
Based on 5 reviews

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About The Wine

Dr. Ray Nadeson is a master craftsman of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir (although he also makes a mean cool climate Shiraz!). His unique wines have led the way for many other natural winemakers to follow, with technique and precision leading his low-intervention philosophical approach.

'Menage a Noir' is Ray's 'entry-level' Pinot, and as far as Pinot Noir goes it's about as good value as it gets at this price. It's made from multiple parcels of fruit from various Geelong sub-regions and is designed to be simultaneously approachable and interesting.

This is another extremely user-friendly release, the move toward more fruit-forward, bright and friendly style of Pinot Noir clearly doing wonders for the label. This is the perfect wine to get familiar with this standout Geelong producer.

About Lethbridge Wines

Lethbridge is living proof that those pie-in-the-sky ideas you have with friends over a glass of wine can come true (if you are as talented and hard working as Ray Nadeson, Maree Collis and Adrian Thomas).

This operation is considered one of the leading lights in the 'natural wine' movement, being founded on the idea that great fruit should speak for itself.

The vineyards are grown with an organic philosophy and as little as possible is added to the wines through the winemaking process. The wines have a certain style to them, but most of all, the song of Geelong sings through the whole range.

They are fascinating and delicious all at once.

Ray and Maree
Ray and Maree
Geelong, VIC
Additional Info

From The Producer

Made in the Lethbridge style with a touch of whole bunch, open top fermented and elevaged in a mixture of stainless steel and 2nd and 3rd use barrels.

Bright cherry and subtle spice, the wine is a great introduction to the Lethbridge style.

ABV : 13%
Closure : Screw Cap
Bottle Size : 750ml

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A bargain, complex Pinot with typical foresty, earthy Geelong flavours. Top bang for one's buck.

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Great value pinot

Highly recommend for the price point

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Tasty and a great price point

A really lovely and fresh pinot, and at an excellent price point!

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Bargain Pinot

Great entry level pinot, price is absurd compared to the quality you get. Something that's delicious and yet doesn't break the bank!

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Lethbridge Menage a Trois 2018

Bright, fresh Pinot with some extra interest. Delicious and disappeared swiftly amongst friends.

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Outstanding

I love this wine. Really interesting take on Pinot Noir. Wonderful Value!!

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