The Mac Forbes Coldstream Pinot Noir is produced from grapes in their warmest Pinot vineyard, so they are conscious of protecting the fruit from hot prevailing winds and high temperatures. The soils hold much of the afternoon heat so this is usually the first vineyard picked. Due to the increased exposure, this wine displays greater fruit punctuation supported by a firm yet dense tannin bed.
2017 started slowly and took a more leisurely stroll through to harvest in March. Punctuated with regular rainfall and a moderate warmth, 2017 was a gorgeous season with near perfect conditions for ripening fruit. Low sugars and higher acids dancing with glorious fruit weight define 2017.
The Finer Details: Style – Red Wine Varietal – Pinot Noir Country – Australia Region – Yarra Valley Bottle Size – 750ml ABV – 12%