Curly Flat Pinot Noir 2014

APPEARANCE
Medium bodied crimson

BOUQUET
A brooding nose of fruits both red and black that occupy the cherry spectrum in the main; hints of plum provide further intensity. A chorus of secondary characters ranging from exotic cacao spice to game meats all adding to the aromatic complexity.

PALATE
The smaller berries of the vintage has led to more physical extract, but the fruit is up to the task...vibrant black cherry, red berries, earth, undergrowth, dark chocolate there are elements of both density and light as ample acidity shimmers throughout the densely flavoured profile providing a long textured finish.

CELLARING SUGGESTIONS
With its density in fruit and structure, along with acid line, long term cellaring is clearly assured. Decanting is recommended to enhance present enjoyment as this wine will not be hurried but will reward the patient. One for the long haul cellaring well over 10-15yrs…

 

REVIEWS

  • 2014 Curly Flat Pinot Noir
    Score: 97 Points
    Review by: Ned Goodwin MW
    , James Halliday Australian Wine Companion Magazine
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    “A pinot noir lit by a satin sheen of red berry fruits splayedacross the mouth by juicy acidity and impeccably wroughttannins. Growing darker of fruit and broader of mid-drift asit opens, a lick of briar, wood smoke and truffle imbue acarnal edge to a shimmering, mellifluous finish. Deliciousout of the gates, this pinot is a svelte, sumptuous glideacross the senses.” Rated as Exceptional Value Drink till 2026  For our tasting note visit: http://www.curlyflat.com/wines/curly-flat-pinot-noir-2014
$54.00 per bottle

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Closure
Screw Cap!

Winemaker
The vineyard, the season & the team!

Grape Variety
Pinot Noir

Date Bottled
March 2016

% Alcohol
13.6

Maturation
100% French Oak. 22 Months on lees.

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