Beautiful and pure right from the start, this is Pinot, if you know what I mean. It's both pretty and powerful, delicate and muscular, and most definitely a serious wine. The aroma is laden with notes of raspberry, cherry & spice, all layered with earthy, sappy, charcuterie complexity, and wrapped up in an intense and neatly savoury package. Old vines produce a palate that opens with depth and power, developing with air to display considerable elegance and refinement. There's a supple, red-fruit quality to the mid-palate, plenty of spice and sappy complexity, and fine but powerful structure that promises a great future. With more time, the ripeness and richness of the fruit builds, as does the spice and rose-laden perfume on the long, enticing palate. In need of either a decant or 5-6 years in a cellar, this is lovely, serious Pinot. ‚– Sandra de Pury
Guill de Pury grew up beside the out-of-operation 19th-century winery in Coldstream where a lack of interest in fine table wines had caused production to cease in 1921. In 1969, Guill and wife Katherine decided to replant the vineyard and start again, and gradually restored the reputation of this great Australian estate.
Guill has since handed over chief responsibility for the wines to daughter Sandra de Pury. Sandra initially worked as a chef in Hong Kong after previous experience in kitchens and a period of study in hotel management in Switzerland. She then enrolled in an MBA program at the university of Melbourne, during which she won a scholarship to the University of Chicago. This was followed by a five-year stint as a jet-setting problem-solver with a Melbourne-based management consultancy.
Eventually her family heritage caught up with her and she succumbed to the wine bug. She completed a degree in oenology on her way to becoming fourth-generation winemaker at Yeringberg, where she views her art as 'the perfect combination of intellectual, physical and sensory engagement. " - Distributor Note
|Product Type||Wine Red Pinot Noir|
|Sub Region||Yarra Valley|
|Winemaking Practices||Minimal Intervention|
|Vineyard Practices||Minimal Intervention|