Bass Phillip

Exceptional (Reserve Pinot Noir); Outstanding (Premium Pinot Noir) - Langton's Fine Wine Classification IV
5 Star Winery - Halliday Wine Companion

Winemaking at Bass Phillip is uncompromising and driven by the respect for nature. The vineyards have been organic since 1993 and biodynamic since 2002. All wine production processes at Bass Phillip are guided by the cosmic rhythms that impart energy and vibrancy into the wines.

Made in a simple and traditional manner, with low-cropped vineyards, no irrigation and minimal intervention in the winery, the wines of Bass Phillip display flavours which are characteristic of the region and their individual vineyards. Deep mineral-rich soils, natural high humidity, and cooler temperatures in South Gippsland is also part of the magic that delivers the length, complexity, flavors, balanced acidity, and natural minerality to Bass Phillip wines. Combining undivided attention to detail in the vineyards  and winery, and an insatiable passion for quality wine experiences, Bass Phillip produces extraordinary wines one vintage after another.

"Truly pushes the boundaries of Australian Pinot Noir greatness."- Lisa Perrotti Brown MW

"Putting it simply, Bass Phillip has made some of best pinot noir I’ve drunk in my whole life, from anywhere of any age." - Robert Geddes MW

"Bass Phillip is renowned for producing some of the best pinot noir in Australia. Established by Phillip Jones in 1979, the vineyards are located at Leongatha in the most southern part of Victoria, Australia, not far from Phillip Island and Wilson's Promontary. Named after early explorers of the region, George Bass and Arthur Phillip, Bass Phillip is located not far from the sea, but far enough inland to experience a continental climate ideal for grape growing."Make no mistake about it...these are brilliant Pinot Noirs, undoubtedly the finest being produced in Australia." - Robert Parker, The Wine Advocate, May 2002

  • [SOLD-OUT] Bass Phillip Gewurztraminer 2013

    [SOLD-OUT] Bass Phillip Gewurztraminer 2013

    Region: VIC- Gippsland
    Farming Biodynamic

    Wine Front 93 points!“Full on tropical musk, apricot and lychee, banana lollies, slight cheese and funk. Full of weight, slight heat in the palate, lemon and peel laced, glycerol texture – really attractive grip and phenolics shape up the finish...

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    $37.00
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  • [SOLD-OUT] Bass Phillip Bin 17K Pinot Noir 2013

    [SOLD-OUT] Bass Phillip Bin 17K Pinot Noir 2013

    Region: VIC- Gippsland
    Farming Biodynamic

    "Planted at 17,000 vines per hectare (an incredibly dense site) and called affectionately, the "Back Yard" by Phillip Jones, this is an intense and powerful Pinot Noir. It shows perfume, herb, earthiness as well as abundance of bright red fruit. Enjoy it...

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    $85.00
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  • [SOLD-OUT] Bass Phillip Issan Pinot Noir 2013

    [SOLD-OUT] Bass Phillip Issan Pinot Noir 2013

    Region: VIC- Gippsland
    Farming Biodynamic

    Wine Front 94 points!“Issan is 7-8 acre close planted vineyard. Five acres of it planted to Pinot Noir. It’s about 15km from the winery. Dark cherry, black tobacco, flowers, light spice. Deep brooding wine, thick tannin, some warmth from alcohol, intense...

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    $85.00
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  • [SOLD-OUT] Bass Phillip Gamay 2013

    [SOLD-OUT] Bass Phillip Gamay 2013

    Region: VIC- Gippsland
    Farming Biodynamic

    Bass Phillip Gamay Rustic 2013 offers fresh aromas of red berries and spices on the nose. The palate is long with a clean, lingering finish, followed by notes of wild stone fruit that runs the length of the palate.  - Bass Phillip

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    $59.00
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  • [SOLD-OUT] Bass Phillip Estate Chardonnay 2013

    [SOLD-OUT] Bass Phillip Estate Chardonnay 2013

    Region: VIC- Gippsland
    Farming Biodynamic

    Wine Front 94 points!Ripe, hazelnuts and marzipan, honey and florals, yellow stonefruits. Fleshy texture, bright core of acidity, flinty texture, very savoury to taste – plenty of cheese and hessian flavours – then tightens up again on a tangy and zesty...

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    $65.00
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  • Bass Phillip Crown Prince Pinot Noir 2013

    [SOLD-OUT] Bass Phillip Crown Prince Pinot Noir 2013

    Region: VIC- Gippsland
    Farming Biodynamic

    "Poached plum and cherry, lipstick/cosmetic aromas. Bold in flavour, grippy tannin, shows some warmth, with some amaro herb to temper any sweetness of fruit. Acidity is balanced, but the wine feels built on tannin. Interesting, in a good way."Campbell...

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    $60.00
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  • Bass Phillip Estate Pinot Noir 2013

    [SOLD-OUT] Bass Phillip Estate Pinot Noir 2013

    Region: VIC- Gippsland
    Farming Biodynamic

    "There's something of a 'California' feel to the Bass Phillip Pinots from 2013. Well that was one of the thoughts that floated through my head, lonely as a cloud. Comes over as a bit stewed in fruit profile, almost to rhubarb, baked plum. Poached...

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    $75.00
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  • Bass Phillip Premium Pinot Noir 2013

    [SOLD-OUT] Bass Phillip Premium Pinot Noir 2013

    Region: VIC- Gippsland
    Farming Biodynamic

    "Rosy perfume, lipstick, plum and cooked cherries, light spice, a good clip of oak, though it's neatly taken up by the fruit. Medium bodied, almost sticky tannin " fine grained " more to strawberry in the flavour department, fleshy feel, that vintage...

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    $160.00
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  • Bass Phillip Reserve Pinot Noir 2013

    [SOLD-OUT] Bass Phillip Reserve Pinot Noir 2013

    Region: VIC- Gippsland
    Farming Biodynamic

    "70 cases made. A rare bird. The most expensive Pinot in Australia. Mint, lavish oak, white pepper and spice, heaps of perfume of the ladies kind, bright red cherry fruit. Medium bodied, but very tense and muscular, with great intensity and length...

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    $590.00
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