2022 Timo Mayer Remstal Pinot Noir

Timo Mayer's German Pinot Noir. Only small allocations make it to Australia.
Rated 4.8 out of 5 stars
5 Reviews

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For this wine, Timo Mayer brings his talents to a small parcel of Pinot Noir grown in Remstal, Germany.

Timo makes these German wines with a bit of help from his son, River, who is himself winemaker. The duo make a wonderful fist of these wines.

In typical Timo style, this is all about the funk. It's a little richer and darker than his staple Yarra Valley offerings. And of course, as always, stems play a major role in the structure and the spice of the wine.

It's a wickedly drinkable Pinot Noir, with a wild side.

93 points
"Quite lifted and high toned in flavour, and lots of white pepper dashed over it. Fine, river pebble tannins in tow. Good. Potent, character-filled pinot noir."
- Mike Bennie (The Wine Front)

The complex perfumed bouquet displays a ripe juicy cherry character with savoury earthy undertones. Seamless and balanced on the palate, showing high intensity of fruit with very fine tannins and a stoney mineral character. The wine hangs on with a sweet kirsch and savory spice notes.

93 points - "Super high toned perfume, dark cherry, almost Black Forest cake scents, some white pepper, violet floral lift, some mulberry scents, a touch of salted liquorice. The palate is informed by the bouquet for its descriptors, with a tangy, blood orange squirt in there for good measure. Again, quite lifted and high toned in flavour, and lots of white pepper dashed over it. Fine, river pebble tannins in tow. Good. Potent, character-filled pinot noir." - Mike Bennie (The Wine Front)

Customer Reviews

Rated 4.8 out of 5 stars
Based on 5 reviews
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5 reviews
  • CM
    Chrissie M.
    Verified Buyer
    15 seconds ago
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    One of my favourite Pinots at the moment

    I love this tart and delicious Pinot.

  • CM
    Chrissie M.
    Verified Buyer
    3 weeks ago
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    One of my favourite Pinots

  • JF
    Jun F.
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    Wine Knowledge Level Enthusiast
    3 years ago
    Wine Knowledge Level Enthusiast
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    Great Pinot Noir!

    I had a few great Mayer’s Pinots and this is of no exception, elegant, depth, acidity, love it!

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Timo Mayer

German-born, enigmatic winemaker Timo Mayer is one of the great characters of the Yarra Valley. The words bombastic, charismatic and wild are as much applicable to the man as his wines.

From his close-planted Yarra Valley vineyard, evocatively named 'Bloody Hill', Timo carves out some astounding wines made with low levels of new oak and minimal additions. The signature of Timo's winemaking style is his penchant for whole-bunch ferment. His wines have an ethereal quality, firm tannins and impeccable structure.

These are compelling and extremely limited wines that tell a unique story of the Yarra Valley.
The Bloody Hill range is now the responsibility of Timo's talented son Rivar Mayer Ferguson, and has dropped the Mayer on the label from the 2021 releases. They continue to be superb value wines.

Winemaker Timo Mayer Yarra Valley, VIC Timo Mayer

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