Sappy raspberry fruit is varietal and attractive – it’s almost Mornington-esque in that raspberry ripe fruit. The middle introduces some vanilla oak into the red fruit and fills out nicely. The main gripe remains the slightly green edged tannins. 9/10ths of the way there, I think. Best drinking: now to five years.4.5 stars - John Lewis (Newcastle Herald)
WITH today's other wines, this vibrant Silkwood Estate 2018 The Walcott Pinot Noir is at silkwoodwines.com.au, cellar door and wine stores. It has 14% alcohol, ruby hues and scents of violets. The front palate shows spicy raspberry flavour, the middle palate cranberry, pomegranate, spearmint and vanillin oak and the finish earthy tannins. PRICE: $30. DRINK WITH: paella. AGEING: five years.