Innocent Bystander Pinot Noir 2012, Yarra Valley

Pinot Noir Pinot Noir
Victoria, Australia

$21.95 (178897)

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88 pts
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August 30, 2014
Vonterra

Critic Reviews (3)

John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

A zesty and lively, spicy and fresh example of Yarra pinot, one that nicely captures the new spirit of the region at...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This is a very smooth, fresh, cran-cherry and mentholated pinot. There is some spice as well. It’s a very drinkable...

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Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

This cooler climate pinot noir is even a touch green but it still works given the quality of fruit and depth of the...

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Community Reviews (3)

Laurie Fox
Laurie Fox

classic pinot noir like, cherry-strawberry, tannins are light for sure as szabo says, a bit shallow but still subtle, so pinot!! overall nice!!

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Larry Isaacson
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Michael Stickings
Michael Stickings

A solid medium-bodied Pinot tucked in nicely between the austere Burgundian archetype and the more luscious Californian versions; vibrant fruit dominating the nose, balsamic strawberry along with sour cherry and some plum, with spicy earthiness in the background and a hint of candle wax; quite satiny in the mouth, with sufficient tannic structure; not terribly complex and certainly not profound, but overall a pleasant and well-balanced affair.

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