2021 Holm Oak Protege Pinot Noir

Holm Oak |Tamar Valley |Pinot Noir
Tasmanian Pinot Noir at this price is almost unheard of. Bargain for daily drinking.
4.3
Rated 4.3 out of 5 stars
3 Reviews

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Bec and Tim at Holm Oak make incredible value wine across the board but Pinot Noirs are what they do best, and are much loved by Pinot lovers looking for value.

The Protege is a lighter-styled Pinot Noir built in a fruit forward style that makes terrific early drinking. It's picked early for fresh red fruit flavours then fermented with aromatic yeasts to enhance the floral bouquet. It's just a lovely, lively expression of Pinot Noir from our most southern state.

Sub $30 Pinot from Tasmania rarely looks and tastes this good!

A classic Tasmanian Pinot Noir. Fresh and fruity, it is bursting with cherry and strawberry fruits with a silky palate. Definitely an ace.


This Pinot made to be a lighter more fruit driven style of Pinot with some underlying spicy complexity. To achieve this, we have picked the fruit at moderate sugar levels when the fruit is displaying lovely fresh strawberry and cherry characters. The fruit is then de-stemmed and fermented on skins for 10 days. Specific yeasts which are known to enhance fruit aromatics are used to conduct the ferment. Following fermentation, the wine was matured in tank prior to being bottled.

Customer Reviews

4.3
Rated 4.3 out of 5 stars
Based on 3 reviews
Total 5 star reviews: 1 Total 4 star reviews: 2 Total 3 star reviews: 0 Total 2 star reviews: 0 Total 1 star reviews: 0
3 reviews
  • DW
    Derek W.
    Verified Buyer
    Wine Knowledge Level Beginner
    3 years ago
    Wine Knowledge Level Beginner
    Rated 4 out of 5 stars
    2020 Vintage

    Great value drop. V light.

  • MV
    Michael V.
    Verified Buyer
    Wine Knowledge Level Enthusiast
    3 years ago
    Wine Knowledge Level Enthusiast
    Rated 4 out of 5 stars
    smooth, rich, good flavour

    This wine is very drinkable now but should get better with age. It's got serious fruit, some tannin, and some complexity -- I got vegetable flavours and some spice.

  • GS
    Grant S.
    Verified Buyer
    Wine Knowledge Level Enthusiast
    4 years ago
    Wine Knowledge Level Enthusiast
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    Delicious

    I am a big fan of Tasmanian Pinot Noir. This hits the high notes for the price and is great buying. Superb drinking from the first mouthful. Fruit driven, elegant and very approachable.

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