Elephant in the Room Small Barrel Pinot Noir 2021

1st December 2021
Plenty of real Pinot character at a sharp price... 90 Points

"This is a big step up from the standard Elephant in the Room Pinot Noir – better fruit from the Adelaide Hills plus the quality of the 2021 vintage helping to provide plenty of real Pinot character at a sharp price. What I like most in the wine are the layers of subtle aromas – this is no fruit bomb. Dark cherry, spice and damp earth come together to provide an elegant start. The palate is then silky and fine – red and dark berry fruits lifted by spice before a slinky finish. While not hugely concentrated, it’s a very good example of Adelaide Hills Pinot which can be found under $20."


Rated: 90 Points

Source: Angus Hughson, www.winepilot.com.au, November 2021

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