Yarra Yering Pinot Noir Yarra Valley 2009

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A powerful, concentrated pinot that displays a spicy nose of cherries and currants, supported by charry, cedary oak. The palate builds in intensity with plummy, cherry notes dominating. The oak and tannins are well integrated, running the length of the wine. Will develop over the following 5 years.

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Wine was grown in Victorias Yarra Valley from the mid 1800’s through to the 1920’s and was a principal export of the new colony. The industry was halted in the 1920’s not by phylloxera as many seem to think but by the economics of the day, changing tastes and the high price of wool. It would need a visionary to re establish winemaking in the Valley and in 1969 one came alon... Read more
Wine was grown in Victorias Yarra Valley from the mid 1800’s through to the 1920’s and was a principal export of the new colony. The industry was halted in the 1920’s not by phylloxera as many seem to think but by the economics of the day, changing tastes and the high price of wool. It would need a visionary to re establish winemaking in the Valley and in 1969 one came along. Dr Bailey Carrodus was ideally qualified to become a great vigneron. A degree in botany, another in winemaking and a doctorate earned at Oxford for research into plant physiology, combined with a passion for great wine and a fiercely independent mind equipped him well. In 1969 after a long search for the perfect site Dr Carrodus planted 12 hectares of vines at the foot of the Warramate Hills. The gentle slope with its northerly aspect and deep grey silty loam shot through with bands of gravel fulfilled all of his requirements. Good drainage, all day exposure to the warm sun, and enough elevation from the valley floor to avoid the spring frosts. He named his vineyard Yarra Yering and in 1973 produced the first commercial wine made in the Yarra Valley since 1921. Read less
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Snooth User: vine yy
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3.00 5
Vintage: 2004 01/07/2010

Three glasses


Snooth User: Oldbridgecellars
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5.00 5
Vintage: 1997 12/16/2008

Five glasses


Snooth User: Oldbridgecellars
104657208
5.00 5
Vintage: 1995 12/16/2008

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External Reviews for Yarra Yering Pinot Noir Yarra Valley

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Vintage: 2004 08/01/2008

A powerful, concentrated pinot that displays a spicy nose of cherries and currants, supported by charry, cedary oak. The palate builds in intensity with plummy, cherry notes dominating. The oak and tannins are well integrated, running the length of the wine. Will develop over the following 5 years.


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Vintage: 1997 04/16/2009

gehaltvoller, trockener Rotwein



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