2002 Tamar Ridge, Batman Selection Pinot Noir, Tasmania
|Grape variety:||Pinot Noir|
|Origin:||Australia, Tasmania, Tasmania|
|Date tasted:||30 May 2006|
|Price when tasted:||£20|
In 2002 Tamar Ridge's 20-year-old Pinot vines yielded only 15hl/ha, producing a marvellously extracted wine that shows floral, wild raspberry fruit with ripe tannins and a refreshingly firm finish. These Tasmanian vineyards are on the same 42nd Parallel as Martinborough, New Zealand.