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Tamar Ridge Pinot Noir 2012

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Emilie Ryan rated this wine as 85/100 with the following review:

My first Tasmanian wine, and definitely not my last.

Name: Tamar Ridge Pinot
Vintage: 2012
Producer: Tamar Ridge
Region/country: Tasmania, Australia
Grape varietal(s): Pinot Noir
Consumed: at home
Recommended by: happened upon it at the LCBO

Appearance: Light ruby red colour, thin on the edges.
Nose: Steak, leather, pepper, some sour cherries.
Taste: Earth, leather, meat, cigar, cedar. After decanting it for an hour, I had it with a cheese and tomato (and black pepper) savoury crepe, which brought out the sour cherry notes. Decanting it helped, I think. In contrast, with a selection of cheeses (white aged cheddar, Gruyere), the terroir dominated.
Finish: Long finish, sour cherries, leather, cigar, cedar.

Overall impression: Pinot Noir is not generally one of my favourite varietals, but, after tasting this one, I am interested in trying other Tasmanian wines (other than Shiraz...)
Rating: 85/100
Value: 3 out of 5.
Jane Staples rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

All the way from Tasmania, Australia... A Pinot Noir with a mild nose of ripe strawberries, followed by a palate showing red currants, ripe strawberries, raspberries, slight forest floor, milk chocolate, a light touch of baking spices and vanilla. Dry balanced mouthfeel and a light red currant finish.




Natalie's Review

Tamar Ridge Pinot Noir 2012, Tasmania, Australia: Cherry-berry fleshy ripe yet not heavy: zippy and vibrant with mouth-awakening vivaciousness. Love Tasmanian Pinot Noir, and buy it whenever I can... Cool climate but still ripe Pinot that's a fraction of the cost of French Burgundy. Pair with pork tenderloin. 411512 13% XD 750 mL  $29.95 Score: 91/100. July 25, 2015 Top Rated Red Wine. Luscious Lamb Wine  Full Review

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