2019 Gentle Folk Little Creek Pinot Noir
Has that colour that Bass Phillip gets.
Garnet and Haze, would be the swatch at the paint shop. I love that. A little creek is what I heard when Gareth Belton was trying to creep into my bedroom one night… This is excellent pinot noir. Tightly coiled, shaped with Italianate tannins that rip and pucker, sprigs of dried herb in rose hip tea with a splash of cranberry and pomegranate juice. It feels cool and composed, perfumed but not just pretty with scents that feel savoury, elemental and more ‘tasting fruit in vineyard’ than ‘eating fruit off a plate’. Fantastic, lithe, tense expression.
Mike Bennie - The Wine Front