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Innocent Bystander Pinot Gris Yarra Valley 2006

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Wine Tasting Notes Dried pear, cashew nuts, slatey, zesty. Almond meal, fresh honey on toasted sourdough. Poached pear, talc, zesty, pithy. Talcum powder tannins and pithy mouthfeel. Tight structure.

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Innocent Bystander:
An experienced vigneron counting over 20 years in the Australian wine industry, Phil Sexton relocated from the warm, coastal region of Margaret River to the gravelly slopes of Victoria’s Yarra Valley in the late 1990s to pursue cool climate viticulture. Beyond the pristine Chardonnay and Pinot Noir he was able to produce in the Valley, Phil discovered a number of vineyards in far flung corners ... Read more
An experienced vigneron counting over 20 years in the Australian wine industry, Phil Sexton relocated from the warm, coastal region of Margaret River to the gravelly slopes of Victoria’s Yarra Valley in the late 1990s to pursue cool climate viticulture. Beyond the pristine Chardonnay and Pinot Noir he was able to produce in the Valley, Phil discovered a number of vineyards in far flung corners of Victoria that inspired him to explore regional diversity in this small state. Thus the Innocent Bystander label was created, and his talented winemaking team tasked with delivering a range of wines with a personality all their own: distinctly regional, varietally expressive and definitely not your run of the mill blends. Read less

Member Reviews for Innocent Bystander Pinot Gris Yarra Valley

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Snooth User: John Andrews
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3.00 5
10/30/2008

Enjoyable reasonably priced pinot gris.


Snooth User: bassman
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3.00 5
11/27/2009

Three glasses


External Reviews for Innocent Bystander Pinot Gris Yarra Valley

External Review
Source: Shop Wine Direct
01/17/2009

Wine Tasting NotesDried pear, cashew nuts, slatey, zesty. Almond meal, fresh honey on toasted sourdough. Poached pear, talc, zesty, pithy. Talcum powder tannins and pithy mouthfeel. Tight structure.


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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
09/22/2010

Twenty-five percent of the 2006 Pinot Gris was aged in seasoned oak. Light straw-colored, it offers complex aromas of mineral, spring flowers, mineral, pear, and tangerine. Expansive on the palate, with layered flavors and excellent balance, this fla... Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Pinot Gris wine from Victoria in Australia. 2006 Innocent Bystander Pinot Gris 750ml



Wine Tasting Notes Dried pear, cashew nuts, slatey, zesty. Almond meal, fresh honey on toasted sourdough. Poached pear, talc, zesty, pithy. Talcum powder tannins and pithy mouthfeel. Tight structure.

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