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Pipers Brook Vineyard, The Lyre, Pipers River, Tasmania, 2005

The Lyre

Score

83
  • Grape Variety: Pinot Noir
  • Drink: 2013 - 2020

Manufacturer:

Pipers Brook Vineyard

Andrew Jefford

Tasting: Tasmania & Victoria Pinot Noir

Very ripe red fruits here, with creamy sweet spices; an exuberant aroma, though I’m not sure I’d guess Pinot. Tangy, light, slightly keroseney palate, by contrast, which I struggle to enjoy. A puzzling wine.

Roger Jones

Tasting: Tasmania & Victoria Pinot Noir

Bit of a fruit bomb as you take the first sip, still lots of tannin here, well balanced, definitely whole bunch pressing, multi- layered with fresh fruit hitting each layer between the savoury tannins.

Alessandro Marchesan

Tasting: Tasmania & Victoria Pinot Noir

Rich, pronounced, extracted nose of raspberries and mint. Full bodied with sturdy acidity and long, spicy aftertaste, with minty notes all the way through.

Details

Wine name: The Lyre
Wine classification:
Wine alcohol content: 13.5%
Wine colour: Red
Wine vintage: 2005
Wine style: Red, Light-bodied
Country: Australia
Region: Tasmania
Subregion: Pipers River

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