2019 Corryton Burge Cornelian Bay Tasmania Pinot Noir

$45

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93 points / Mike Bennie
92 points / Huon Hooke
91 points / Wine Current

Story

Nestled on the Derwent River, Cornelian Bay is where Helen, mother of Trent and Amelia grew up overlooking the cool Tasmanian waters. As a proud Tasmanian, Helen always wanted to produce wines from her home state to honour her heritage. This wine is a reminder of the importance of family and the special bond between the Burge family and Tasmania.

Style

Cool climate Tasmanian Pinot with typical floral and red berry flavours.

Region

Sourced from the Coal River Valley region where the cool climate terrior produces classic and prestigous Pinot Noir.

Tasting Note

Virbrant red / purple in colour, a signature of the outstanding 2019 vintage. Aromas of intense cherry and raspberry are tinged with a hint of rose petal. A well concentrated and fruit dominant wine showcasing red cherry and strawberry fruit flavours, delicate tannins and a supple finish.

Maturation

Matured in French oak barriques for a total of 14 months, 25% new oak.

Cellaring

Drink now - 7 years.

Food Pairing

Pair with a wild mushroom risotto or Peking duck salad served with fried wonton croutons.