2021 Billy Button The Demure Pinot Blanc

Billy Button |Alpine Valleys |Pinot Blanc
Another beautiful, delicate Pinot Blanc release from Jo Marsh.

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Description

Demure by name, demure by nature. This wine is all class and sophistication.

As the name suggests, this grape is almost shy, and somewhat elusive, but given the time to get to know it, it is a beautiful drinking experience. Pinot Blanc is often overlooked for it's 'muted' qualities, here Jo Marsh has managed to bring the variety out of its shell with some sensitive and intelligent winemaking.

It's floral, juicy and refreshing. If you are looking for a mouthful of 'big' flavours, maybe this isn't the thing for you tonight. However, if you are looking for something subtle and beautifully made, this is your girl!

I just love Pinot Blanc, I think it's such a better variety than its widely planted close relative Pinot Gris. Pear and spice aromas combine with a tight but textural palate that make it a great accompaniment to delicate seafood dishes. With the majority of this wine already allocated to restaurants, it is sure to disappear fast!

94 Points - "This is a ball of fun, first and foremost, and yet it's also distinctive and it's also stylish. Huge floral notes, some citrus, some green leaf notes, lots of flavour in general, lovely mouthfeel too. It feels/tastes intense but it also feels controlled; the combination of dryness and texture helps to keep its more rampant aspects in check. It's out-and-out excellent, really." - Campbell Mattinson (The Wine Front)

90 Points - "Matured in tank on yeast less. Boasts a subtle charm in apple and cut pear, backed by green melon and tangy orange peel. Chalky in texture and long on the finish, this is a grape with big potential in the Alpine Valleys." - Jeni Port (Halliday Wine Companion)

Customer Reviews

Billy Button

Billy Button is the charming Alpine Valleys based project of ubertalented winemaker Jo Marsh, now helped by her winemaker husband Glenn James and young winemaker Alex Phillips.

Billy Button focuses primarily on producing small batches of alternative varieties from good local growers in their small patch of Victoria. The team explores varieties that are rarely seen in the Australian landscape - you can find anything from Schioppettino to Verduzzo in this eclectic range.

Jo's gentle touch in the winery makes for beautifully balanced wines that show great texture and vibrancy. The Billy Button range is a little gem of North East Victoria. It's one of the more unique wine ranges in the country and the perfect place to begin your exploration of alternative varieties.

Winemakers Glenn James, Jo Marsh & Alex Phillips Billy Button

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