VOLUME 9, ISSUE 40
April 17, 2014
ARTICLES IN THIS ISSUE:
Winemaker & Winegrower Ted Lemon Celebrates 20 Years of Littorai, 30 Years of Winemaking Clos de la Tech Ceja Vineyards: Inspiring Preserverance Leads to Success Newest Bacigalupi Wines Truly Honor a Legacy Adventures on the Pinot Trail: In Pursuit of Balance 2014 Rivers Marie: Back on Track in 2012 E16 Pinot Noir: A Pleasant Surprise Recent Sips of Chardonnay Recent Sips of Other Interesting Whites Recent Sips of Pinot Noir Pinot Briefs Alquimie: “The Drinks Are On Us” Harvest Down Under
Andrew Pirie is a Tasmania icon who was Australia's first PhD in viticulture, founder of Pipers Brook Vineyard (1973-2002), and more recent Pirie Estate and SOUTH labels (established in 2004). The winery's vineyards (White Hills, Relbia, West Tamar) are situated in the Tamar Valley in the north of Tasmania. Chardonnay, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Gris, Gewürztraminer and Pinot Noir are grown. The Pirie lineup of wines includes Pirie Estate, Pirie Reserve and Pirie Sparkling.
Pirie Estate wines are imported to the United States by American Estates Wines, Inc., Philadelphia, PA.
Articles About Pirie Estate
2005 Pirie Estate Tasmania Pinot Noir
14.0% alc., 800 cases, $35, screw cap. Imported by American Estates Wines Inc., Philadelphia, PA. · The nose is quite alluring drawing you in to a pleasing perfume of cherries, berries, new oak and a touch of celery stalk. Very tasty earth-kissed dark fruits with gentle tannins and perfectly matched tannins and acidity. Very well crafted and a real surprise. This is a unique wine to stock up on for summertime. (www.hitimewine.net) Reviewed June 16, 2009 ARTICLE »
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