Brokenwood Pinot Noir 2008

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A mid-weight pinot noir. Good depth of colour and youthful purple tints evident. Great complexity to the aromas. Lift...

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Chancellors Cellars
Eltham, AU (12,000 mi)
AUD 33.54
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750ml
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ST: 90 Points RP: 88 Points WE: 86 Points Read more

Light red. Heady aromas of strawberry, raspberry and smoky spices. Lively, supple red berry flavors are complicated by tangy spice and floral quali... Read more

Light and silky, with a lovely burst of cherry and raspberry fruit up front, lingering on the polished finish with hints of cream and flowers. Drin... Read more

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External Review
Source: We Speak Wine
05/11/2011

ST: 90 Points RP: 88 Points WE: 86 Points


External Review
Source: We Speak Wine
08/18/2010

Light red. Heady aromas of strawberry, raspberry and smoky spices. Lively, supple red berry flavors are complicated by tangy spice and floral qualities. Very suave, with a sweet, lively, persistent finish and no rough edges. This is delicious right now. The 2008 Pinots are very well made but perhaps the heat spikes in 2008 robbed them of that extra finesse. Giving a pale ruby color, the 2008 Pinot Noir has pretty wild cherry and raspberry aromas with a suggestion of moss and dried mint. There's a good amount of pure, straightforward berry fruit on the palate countered by crisp acidity and a low to medium level of fine tannins. The finish is long yet a little simple. Drink it now to 2015. Starts off with cherry, cedar and slightly mushroomy aromas, delivering more of the same on the palate. This nicely concentrated wine is medium-bodied and shows some tannin and crisp acids on the finish. That said, opt for drinking it over the near term. - J.C.


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Source: We Speak Wine
Vintage: 2006 07/18/2010

Light and silky, with a lovely burst of cherry and raspberry fruit up front, lingering on the polished finish with hints of cream and flowers. Drink now through 2013. 200 cases imported. -HS Medium red. Smoky cherry and dark berry aromas, with deeper licorice and sassafras qualities adding complexity. Silky black raspberry and cherry compote flavors are broad and sweet, with musky herbs gaining strength with air. Finishes with a hint of sweet maple and gentle lift.


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Vintage: 2005 03/30/2010

Pinot Noir 2005 - Brokenwood: Pinot Noir 2005 - Rotwein von BrokenwoodEin Wein von robuster, großartiger purpurner, warmer Farbe und toller Aromenkomplexität. Es lassen sich dunkle Kirschen, dunkle Schokolade über süßen erdigen Aromen ausmachen. Im Hintergrund spielen vanillige Eichetöne mit. Am Gaumen schmecken wir einen Wein mit kräftigem Körper mit einer reichen Fruchtnote. Aromen wie dunkle Früchte und Brandy Pudding werden ausbalanciert mit weichen Tanninen, die in ein lang anhaltendes Finale münden. Genießen Sie den Brokenwood Pinot Noir 2005 schon jetzt in jungen Jahren oder geben ihm noch einige Jahre der Reife.     Weingut: BrokenwoodLand: AustralienRegion: VictoriaRebsorte: Pinot NoirInhalt: 0,75 lAlkoholgehalt: 14 Vol.%Säuregehalt: 6 g/lLagerfähigkeit: 5 bis 7 JahreFassreife: 12 Monate in Barriques gereiftEmpfohlene Serviertemperatur: 16 bis 18°C Rotwein > Australien > Victoria


External Review
Vintage: 2005 02/25/2010

Brokenwood Pinot Noir 2005: Empfohlene Serviertemperatur: 16-18°C, in Barriques gereift (12 Monate), lagerfähig 5 - 7 Jahre ab JahrgangJahrgang: 2005Inhalt: 0,75 LRegion: VictoriaWeingut: BrokenwoodRebsorte: 100% Pinot NoirRestzucker: Restsäure: 6 g/LiterAlkoholgehalt: 0.14 Rotwein


Winemaker's Notes:

A mid-weight pinot noir. Good depth of colour and youthful purple tints evident. Great complexity to the aromas. Lifted red cherry over sweet earthy savoury characters with a touch of oak sweetness. The balance is aided by ripe tannins giving a lingering finish. This will mature further, although enjoyable as a fresh, zippy young Pinot Noir. Food: Duck, quail and steak tartare.

A mid-weight pinot noir. Good depth of colour and youthful purple tints evident. Great complexity to the aromas. Lifted red cherry over sweet earthy savoury characters with a touch of oak sweetness. The balance is aided by ripe tannins giving a lingering finish. This will mature further, although enjoyable as a fresh, zippy young Pinot Noir. Food: Duck, quail and steak tartare.

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