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De Bortoli Wines - Yarra Valley Gulf Station Pinot Noir 2015 Wine Review

De Bortoli Wines - Yarra Valley Gulf Station Pinot Noir 2015

De Bortoli Wines - Yarra Valley Gulf Station Pinot Noir 2015

Yarra Valley, Victoria, Australia

Community Score:93/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $19.95

Drink: 2016-2023

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: De Bortoli Wines - Yarra Valley

Agent: Dionysus Wines & Spirits Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 93/100

The grapes for this wine come from the Brookland Vineyard in Australia's Yarra Valley and provide great balance of fruit ripeness and some zingy acidity. A gorgeous, silky pinot noir with layers of fleshy black cherries and a satin-rich texture. This balanced red wine shows attractive intensity in the glass. This Australian red wine is made from Pinot Noir grapes and has great vibrancy and verve. Gulf Station is the original pastoral holding of the Bell family who settled in the Yarra Valley in 1864. The site of today's De Bortoli vineyard was known as "the summer paddock". It had a large dam and held green pasture for the summer months. The Pinot grapes for this wine grow on mature vines in the Dixon Creek, Yarra Glen Tarrawarra and Woori Yallock vineyards. Each vineyard is picked and vinified separately. The wines are matured in new and used oak barrels for 10 months. Finishes with great vibrancy and refreshment. Try this vibrant Australian wine with game meats, duck and roast turkey. Excellent value. Highly recommended. MINE: This Australian red wine is made from Pinot Noir grapes and has great vibrancy and verve. Gulf Station is the original pastoral holding of the Bell family who settled in the Yarra Valley in 1864. The site of today's De Bortoli vineyard was known as "the summer paddock". It had a large dam and held green pasture for the summer months. The Pinot grapes for this wine grow on mature vines in the Dixon Creek, Yarra Glen Tarrawarra and Woori Yallock vineyards. Each vineyard is picked and vinified separately. The wines are matured in new and used oak barrels for 10 months. Lots of velvet textural elements here.

Pinot Noir food pairings: chicken, pasta, planked salmon, braised lamb, roast beef, rosemary pork tenderloin.

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This De Bortoli Wines - Yarra Valley Gulf Station Pinot Noir 2015 was reviewed on October 15, 2016 by Natalie MacLean

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The grapes for this wine come from the Brookland Vineyard in Australia's Yarra Valley and provide great balance of fruit ripeness and some zingy acidity. A gorgeous, silky pinot noir with layers of fleshy black cherries and a satin-rich texture. This balanced red wine shows attractive intensity in the glass. This Australian red wine is made from Pinot Noir grapes and has great vibrancy and verve. Gulf Station is the original pastoral holding of the Bell family who settled in the Yarra Valley in 1864. The site of today's De Bortoli vineyard was known as "the summer paddock". The Pinot grapes for this wine grow on mature vines in the Dixon Creek, Yarra Glen Tarrawarra and Woori Yallock vineyards. Each vineyard is picked and vinified separately. - Community Wine Reviews
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