Athletes of Wine
‘Vino Athletico’ Pinot Noir 2018
Macedon Ranges, Victoria

$30.00

Fruit
Earth
Body
Tannin
Acid
Alcohol

Style: Red: Perfumed, savoury & soft.

Producer: Athletes of Wine

Region: Macedon Ranges

Grape: Pinot Noir

Vintage: 2018

Soil: Granitic Sandy Loam

Farming: Organic

Oak: Old French Oak

Alcohol: 13.5%

Glassware: Burgundy Stem

Decant: Not Required

Serving Temperature: 16 – 18°C

The Wine: Nice list and high toned notes combining fruits and soft floral characters. The palate has the same elements, but with a lovely savoury twist and complexity. Damp earth, smoke and game. Fine tannin hold the shape and there is some sprightly acidity.

Sebastian Crowther MS

Producer Profile

The Athletes of Wine are Matt Brooke and Liam O’Brien, two well-known Melbourne sommeliers, who in the winter of 2007 jumped at the opportunity to tend and nurture a plot of vines in the Macedon Ranges. For over 10 years they have made consistently delicious wines for our enjoyment!

Description

Review

Style: Red: Perfumed, savoury & soft.

Producer: Athletes of Wine

Region: Macedon Ranges

Grape: Pinot Noir

Vintage: 2018

Soil: Granitic Sandy Loam

Farming: Organic

Oak: Old French Oak

Alcohol: 13.5%

Glassware: Burgundy Stem

Decant: Not Required

Serving Temperature: 16 – 18°C

The Wine: Nice list and high toned notes combining fruits and soft floral characters. The palate has the same elements, but with a lovely savoury twist and complexity. Damp earth, smoke and game. Fine tannin hold the shape and there is some sprightly acidity.

Sebastian Crowther MS