Philip Shaw No.8 Pinot Noir 2005

Pinot Noir from Australia

Item No. 89587
  • red wine

Winemaker's Notes

Bright ruby red color with intense bouncy cherry and raspberry aromas along with woofs of aromatic violet and blossom perfumes. You just want to pour it all over yourself. On the palate, dense luxurious fruit is displayed with embracing tannins for a long finish.

"The lucky number - my gambling number. Chinese lucky number, the ongoing eternity symbol and a snake in a knot - No8 is the gamble. Pinot is a hard variety to classify, with everyone having an opinion on what it should be - I can eliminate what it shouldn't be but the rest is a gamble. It's prepared to show you it's blemishes and is obvious in its character. If you try to change him he'll fall apart. A critical stage in the style of Pinot is removing it from the vineyard; this decision is based on feel and frustration."

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In 2003 Philip jumped off the corporate train to fulfill his family dream. For the original 'square peg in a round hole', Philip has found his winemaking home and is realizing his family dream at Koomooloo. I always said that when I turned 40, I was going to do my own thing - with family and friends - in Orange. One thing led to another and 15 years later, I'm finally doing...

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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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