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Jacob’s Creek Reserve Pinot Noir
Jacob’s Creek Reserve Pinot Noir
South Australia

Style Light red New World Country Australia Price $14
Vintage tasted 2007 Grapes Pinot Noir
Website www.jacobscreek.com

Overview The Wine Trialstends to give the Aussies a hard time, and often for good reason—too frequently, the overripeness and cheap oak flavors of many inexpensive Australian wines ruins their potential. Still, there’s a reason they were once the darlings of the wine world: they have some incredible terroir and old vines. So when we taste a delicious wine like this, made from the famously difficult Pinot Noir grape and from one of the country’s larger producers, we’re excited. Keep ‘em coming, guys.

Nose No one will ever mistake this for a Burgundy (the classic French expression of this grape): it’s super fruity, with lots of red berries. It’s not overwhelming, though.

Mouth More berries here; it’s big for a Pinot, but not unpleasantly so.
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