By Farr Farrside Pinot Noir 2012

Campbell Mattinson 96 points!
Australia, VIC, Geelong
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"Stunning release of pinot noir from By Farr under the Farrside name. This is beautiful. It's something of a watermark. It's spicy and lengthy and silken and complex. It's all that you'd want and hope pinot noir to be; and it will age. It tastes of plum and soy and crushed spice and undergrowth, though at all times it seems kempt and well disciplined. It has many facets yet it's also seamless. I kept thinking: there's lots of ashen, spicy, stalky notes here and yet they're so intricately woven. In short, it's stellar. It will be one of the star wines of the year."
Campbell Mattinson, the Wine Front
"Deep red colour with a purple tint in the rim; the bouquet has a high-toned fragrance of root vegetables, reflecting stem inclusion. It's quite full-bodied and highly structured on the palate, with ample tannins and savoury grip, the oak and stalk combination adding a savoury leathery note to the back-palate. Needs time to blossom."
Huon Hooke, The Gourmet Traveller Wine Guide 2015.