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By Farr Tout Près Pinot Noir 2018

Victoria

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HK$678   each
Regular price
RRP HK$900 
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HK$648  in any 6+
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28% off rrp
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Palate Profile

Tout Près was planted in 2001 and is a very special and intriguing site. It rises above the other vineyards at Farr, and each of the three slopes consists of a different soil type. The largest slope is black volcanic soil over limestone; the second is quartz gravel mixed with red ironstone; the third is an iron strand in grey sandy loam.  

With 7300 vines per half-acre, Tout Près is the most densely planted vineyard on the estate - hence its name, which translates as “very cosy”.  This land is a challenge to farm, but well worth the effort. The soils and close competition force the vines to work hard, with the result being fruit that is lush but masculine, and which provides the coveted structure found only in the most age-worthy wines.

"With every year that passes, the Tout Pres vineyard's subtleness and delicate fruit structure are becoming increasingly pronounced in the wine. The bouquet fills the glass with spicy fruit, mineral elements and a hint of integrated French oak, with the darkness and essence of the Moorabool Valley true expressions of site. This wine exhibits primary and secondary flavours, which strengthen the overall integration for a seamless finish. It is a tightly packed combination of plums and undergrowth with an edgy acidity—and one of the winery's favorite drops."  Winemakers Notes

Region and Grapes

Region: Victoria
Grapes: Pinot Noir
ABV: 13.5%

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