Bindi Composition Pinot Noir 2010

This is a rather stunning pinot noir from Bindi in the Macedon Ranges.  Perhaps like my awkward distinction of having never having actually watched "ET", I seem to have overlooked tasting a pinot noir from Bindi, one of Australia's benchmark producers.  They say Bindi in the Macedon Ranges make a good pinot noir, and it turns out "they" are absolutely right.

A bright ruby in colour, the 2010 "Composition" pinot noir has a clean medium intensity aroma of smoke, oak, pepper, green herbs and a touch of reductive sulfide.  Expensive oak is evident.  On the palate, medium-high acidity and medium tannins accompany a full bodied expression of pinot noir, with a pronounced intensity of plum and cherry flavours, with medium-long length.  The length and concentration of this wine are standouts.  Look out for this wine, as if in buy it, rather than duck if thrown.  89 points

Abv: 13.5%
Price: $50
Tasted: October 2011
November 24, 2011


Chris Plummer said…
Absolutely love this Bindi too Sean. Easily the best Composition Pinot I've had and stylistically the most like their premier drops. I've tucked some away and am deeply looking forward to it around 8 years old. Patience my friend, and I believe it will reward... ;)
Sean Mitchell said…
Thank you Sir! I'm with you, I think this is a stand-out.


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