Holyman Pinot Noir 2011 (Tamar Valley, Tas)
14%, Screwcap, $45
I’m not sure how this slipped through the cracks as I think this has moved on to the 2012 vintage now. Regardless, I think this ’11 needs a few more years to grow into its skin, the oak sweetness rather notable on what seems a little lighter and more herbal style than some vintages. Still, the texture is spot-on – quite full and luxurious despite the herbal edge, making for a another successful Holyman Pinot Noir.
Score: 17.7/20, 92/100
Would I buy it? On a list in 12 months time? Absolutely.
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