Tyrrell's Old Winery Pinot Noir 2001

Pinot Noir from Australia

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Item No. 51546
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Winemaker's Notes

This predominantly Hunter Valley blend of Pinot Noir displays excellent 'terroir' and varietal expression. The colour is quite deep and has a glossy violet rim. Earth and a sweet berry lift is apparent on the nose along with subtle clean mushroom characters, indicative of this variety. Generous fruit weight on the palate is complemented by a good balance between subtle oak flavours and soft tannin structure.

A very easy-drinking wine which is versatile and well suited to a wide range of foods. A good match with most white meats such as pork and chicken. A glass or two would also go nicely with linguini with blue cheese sauce & basil leaves.

Learn About Tyrrell's Map ItMap It

In 1858, Edward Tyrrell planted his first vines in the Hunter Valley. In 1959, Murray Tyrrell took control of the winery and started producing Tyrrell’s wines under their own labels. Tyrrell’s pioneered Chardonnay and Pinot Noir in Australia and quickly received international recognition. While remaining a family company, Tyrrell’s has reached out to larger wine markets: in recent years, it has expanded its traditional Hunter Valley vineyard base to other famous vineyard areas in Australia.

Learn About Other Australia

With a landmass the size of the US, Australia has just as many appellations. Many wines are simply labeled from their state of origin. Some of these are the most popular: New South Wales - home to Sydney and other tourist destinations, New South Wales has a smaller focused wine growing region, but many wines are a blend of these smaller appellations and so are deemed New...

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Learn About Pinot Noir

Pinot Noir(PEE-noh nwahr) Pinot Noir is a finicky grape. It only grows in the right climate, with the right soils and the right care. Perhaps because it is so difficult is why it is so loved. Pinot Noir hails from Burgundy, a region known for crafting the most collectible and sought-after wines from this varietal. Not only does Pinot reign in Burgundy, it is also...

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