Red

2012 Pirramimma Pinot Noir Dry Grown Osmond

Pinot Noir

  • Australia
  • South Australia
  • Fleurieu
  • McLaren Vale
Drink between 2018 - 2019 (Edit)
CT87.5 2 reviews
2012
2012
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Community Tasting Notes 2

  • corkus Likes this wine: 85 points

    April 4, 2020 - Nose: Rose, menthol, violets. Somewhat subdued, but quite nice.
    Palette: Very rich.
    Menthol, cherry with sour pip, black fruit, creamy cinnamon finish.
    Still greenish tannin finish which detracts from the wine. I was hoping that had gone by now.
    Still quite hot due to the alcohol level which also detracts from the wine.
    Good, but not great.

  • Eric gene Noack Likes this wine: 90 points

    July 4, 2017 - This is a rare wine of very good quality.
    A cool vintage from the Clay Creek block owned by Fred Osmond.
    30 year old vines sourced from Coonawarra.
    The nose.
    Earth/fruit/oak and some kind of perfume I can't recognise , maybe talc or roses (err that would have to be Pope John Paul the second) because roses in general aren't highly perfumed ,but this one is.
    On the tongue a nice balance of fruit and oak a little tannin a nice lingering finish, no discernible alcohol crushing the flavours.
    I usually don't like Pinot Noirs from the Hunter or from SA .
    But this one has a bit of depth and character and I reckon it has at least another two years in it even though I think it is drinking at it's peak.

    Austrian Wine Challenge (AWC) Vienna.

    SILVER MEDAL: 2012 Pirramimma White Label Osmond Dry Grown Pinot Noir

    February 2020

    Well, it's a year past my drink latest and it's holding up well
    A little yeast on the nose and then a mix of alcohol and something else.

    .Still okay, the fruit is still there and a little acid and tannin.

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  • By James Halliday
    2/2/2016 (link)

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2012
  • Type Red
  • Producer Pirramimma
  • Varietal Pinot Noir
  • Designation Dry Grown
  • Vineyard Osmond
  • Country Australia
  • Region South Australia
  • SubRegion Fleurieu
  • Appellation McLaren Vale

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  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 10 (37%)
  • Consumed 17 (63%)

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Community Recommendations

Went well with Peking duck.

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