Hanging Rock Macedon Ranges Pinot Noir 2013
10 wines that wont break the bank- Christine Salins- Hospitality Magazine 17th July, 2015.
The skill of a sommelier is not in finding wonderful, expensive wines to put on a list. That's the easy part. The real skill is in finding modestly priced wines that offer plenty of bang for their buck. By Christine Salins.
This is where the knowledgeable sommelier can truly demonstrate talent. The key is to get to know the smaller producers who are doing interesting things but not charging stratospheric prices.
Seek out finely crafted wines that are worth every penny of their modest price tag. Find the hidden gems that offer a wow moment without the top-shelf price.
We've found some good value drops to help you on your way, all of them retailing for around $25 or less.
Hanging Rock 2013 Macedon Ranges Pinot Noir
The fruit for this seductive wine is essentially estate fruit that didn't quite make it into Hanging Rock's top tier Jim Jim Pinot, yet both wines were made in small open fermenters with much the same attention and precision. Its sweet berry flavours make this wine one to savour, and its limited production makes it desirable for the price.