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2021 Mac Forbes Yarra Valley Pinot Noir

Yarra Valley, VIC

Outstanding value Pinot Noir from one of the Yarra Valley's most loved small producers. The 2021 is one of the best releases of this exceedingly popular wine in years.

$35.00

4.4
Rated 4.4 stars
19 Reviews
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About

About The Wine

Mac Forbes is passionate about Pinot Noir, and his 'Yarra Valley' release is the perfect way to get to know his unique style.

It comes from declassified portions of Mac's six single vineyard Pinots, taking on characters of each to present a beautifully balanced wine that reflects what quality Yarra Pinot is all about.

This gives the drinker an immediate insight into what Mac Forbes' ethos. He stands for quality, and this characterful Pinot this is sensational value.

About Mac Forbes

If you love premium and artisanal Australian wine, Mac Forbes is a name you need to know. He’s not only one of the country’s most talented winemakers, but he’s one of the most influential spokesmen for promoting the concept of Australian ‘terroir’, believing that wine should represent a time and a place.

Mac specialises in single vineyard Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Cabernet from the Yarra Valley. His wines are delicate and finely-etched, characterised by subtlety and grace.

His Pinot Noirs are fine-boned, the Chardonnays are adored by lovers of fruit purity rather than winemaking artifice, and his array of off-dry Rieslings from the Strathbogie Ranges are among the country's most interesting.

Additionally, his ever-expanding range of experimental wines is a treasure-trove for the curious drinker.

The ever-affable Mac Forbes
The ever-affable Mac Forbes
Yarra Valley, VIC
Additional Info

From The Producer

Pinot is a fickle mistress, but we do love her so. This vintage has delivered a Yarra Valley with heady perfume of lifted wild fruits and an elegant, fine boned structure. Can someone pass the Stilton?

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

Mac walking the vineyards
Mac walking the vineyards
Yarra Valley, VIC
Customer Reviews
4.4
Rated 4.4 stars
Based on 19 reviews
Total 5 star reviews: 12 Total 4 star reviews: 4 Total 3 star reviews: 2 Total 2 star reviews: 1 Total 1 star reviews: 0
79%would recommend this product
TasteRated 4.4 on a scale of 1 to 5
Interest LevelRated 3.9 on a scale of 1 to 5
Value for MoneyRated 4.2 on a scale of 1 to 5
19 reviews
  • JC
    john c.
    Verified Buyer
    I recommend this product
    Wine Knowledge Level Enthusiast
    Rated 3 stars
    6 months ago
    Mr. John Cahill

    This is a light style Pinot as are previous vintages.

    Many Pinot afficianados will not like it.

    Its a good summer lunchtime wine.

    Young at the moment.

    Another 12 months in the bottle and it might be better.

    TasteRated 3.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    Interest LevelRated 3.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    Value for MoneyRated 3.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
  • C
    Chris
    Verified Reviewer
    I do not recommend this product
    Wine Knowledge Level Cork Dork
    Rated 2 stars
    8 months ago
    Pleasent yet bland

    Fruit bomb with little savoury flavour, light-bodied, some tannic structure but overall lacking, good length but would benefit from more colour and flavour extraction.

    TasteRated 3.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    Interest LevelRated 2.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    Value for MoneyRated 2.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
  • JC
    Julia C.
    Verified Buyer
    I recommend this product
    Wine Knowledge Level Enthusiast
    Rated 4 stars
    1 year ago
    Easy, smooth

    Super yummy, easy Pinot. Just waiting for the new vintage to restock! :D

    TasteRated 4.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    Interest LevelRated 4.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    Value for MoneyRated 4.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
  • EW
    Ed W.
    Verified Buyer
    I recommend this product
    Wine Knowledge Level Enthusiast
    Rated 5 stars
    1 year ago
    Classic YV Pinot

    Really lovely Yarra Valley style Pinot. Good structure and gorgeous flavours

    TasteRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    Interest LevelRated 4.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    Value for MoneyRated 4.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
  • LV
    Lisa V.
    Verified Buyer
    I recommend this product
    Wine Knowledge Level Enthusiast
    Rated 5 stars
    1 year ago
    Fruity and delicious

    Fruity and easy drinking. Is nice lightly chilled.

    TasteRated 4.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    Interest LevelRated 4.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    Value for MoneyRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
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