Coates Barrel Fermented Robe Pinot Noir Rose 2010 LAST BOTTLES LEFT!
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Duane Coates is one of the quiet achievers of the Australian Wine Scene ( Masters in Oenology and an MBA from Adelaide University & soon to become a Master of Wine). His winemaking philosophy is simple the highest quality fruit from sustainable vineyards (some organic). harvest when properly ripe and a natural winemaking approach (minimal intervention wild yeasts. unfined. no additions of tannin. enzyme and acid). Huon Hooke said Every wine I ™ve tasted of McLaren Vale ™s Duane Coates has been excellent Highly impressive wines “ a style that bridges the gap between fruit driven Australian style and savoury complex wines of old world Europe. Lisa Perrotti Brown. from leading international website erobertparker.com said “..a breath of fresh air in this area where a lot of producers seem to be following the herd down that incredibly ripe and sometimes over ripe path that has caused not a few producers to come unstuck in heat wave and drought conditions. These are superbly crafted. well priced wines that are wholeheartedly recommended ™.
100% saignee Pinot Noir. barrel fermented and aged on lees in French oak for 5 months. 4 grams residual sugar. Vibrant red berry aromas. savoury palate. great length and a zippy. dry finish.