2022 Irrewarra Pinot Noir

By Farr |Irrewarra |Pinot Noir
Nick Farr proves his winemaking prowess once again with this delicious Pinot Noir from Western Victoria.

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The Irrewarra Pinot Noir from Nick Farr is yet another example of his winemaking prowess, with fruit-driven power and incredible structure.

The fruit comes from a dry-grown (ie. unirrigated) plot planted in 2001 by the Calvert family, which can now be considered mature. The climate is quite different to the other vineyards used in the By Farr range, with lots of rainfall and free-draining soils. The grapes live alongside the cows but it looks like they don't realise how yummy they are (particularly after fermentation).

Red cherries, fresh, sweet and sour, are joined by some cinnamon spice, musk and earth in this cracking wine, which is silky, bright and very easy to polish off in one sitting.

Sit back and take in the aromas from a glass of this pinot as you think about sitting at the top of the vineyard surrounded by cows, water, grass and all things Western District farming. Sweet and sour cherries, earth, spice and a lovely elegant structure.

Region: Geelong, VIC
Blend: Pinot Noir (100%)
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Closure: 750ml
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By Farr

Gary Farr is one of the most iconic winemakers in Victoria, or indeed, the country. He was responsible for taking Bannockburn in Geelong to the startling heights it reached as one of the benchmark producers of Burgundian varieties in the country. His own label, By Farr, is quite simply one of Australia's finest producers.

The Farr vineyards are based in the Moorabool Valley in Geelong, with a wide array of ancient soils resulting in small yields of incredibly intensely flavoured Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Shiraz and Viognier. With Gary's son Nick now making the wines, as well as taking his own Farr Rising label to monumental heights, this is a project set to dominate Geelong wine for years to come.

If you want to see one of the country's great winemaking families at work, anything by the Farrs will be one of the best examples of its kind in the country. Sheer class, guaranteed.

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