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Tag: Tapanappa ‘Definitus’ 2021 Pinot Noir

“Light bodied yet powerful and intense with excellent concentration”- 96 Points | Ray Jordan | Wine Pilot – Tapanappa ‘Definitus’ Pinot Noir 2021

Author: Ray Jordan
Source: Wine Pilot
Date: Nov 2023

This patch of Dijon clones sits in shallow soils on an ironstone ridge that generally means lower crops and earlier ripening. A combination of chalky limestone with an ever so slightly ferruginous character seems to come straight from the soils …

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“An utterly gorgeous Pinot with an exciting future.”- 95 Points | Ken Gargett | Wine Pilot – Tapanappa ‘Definitus’ Pinot Noir 2021

Author: Ken Gargett
Source: Wine Pilot
Date: Nov 2023

Brian Croser’s flagship Pinot Noir, comes from just ten rows of Dijon clones, 777 and 115, planted in the Foggy Hill Vineyard on the Fleurieu Peninsula. The name might sound a bit like a spell from Harry Potter (who among

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“With layers of fine tannin and a great sense of restrained power.” | Max Allen | Australian Financial Review – Tapanappa Definitus Pinot Noir 2021

Author: Max Allen
Source: Australian Financial Review
Date: Nov 2023

A quite different beast to the ’22 pinot noir: more subtle, refined fragrance, less fruity, more structural, with layers of fine tannin and a great sense of restrained power.…

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‘Sublime conditions’: how La Nina paid off for a top Aussie wine label by Max Allen

Author: Max Allen
Source: Financial Review
Date: Nov 2023

Two decades after embarking on a passion project atop a foggy hill, Brian Croser is pouring wines that show the benefits of cooler vintages. From the upcoming Young Rich issue, out on October 27.

Max Allen Drinks columnist

I first …

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96 GOLD |Campbell Mattinson | Halliday Wine Companion – Tapanappa Definitus Pinot Noir 2021

Author: Campbell Mattinson
Source: Halliday Wine Companion
Date: Nov 2023

This is an outstanding release. The combination of attractive strawberry and spice characters with firm tannins and exceptional length is enough to get any pinot lover’s heart racing. The flavours here really do soar on and on. Assertive tannin feels totally uncompromised, …

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Lovely vinosity, complexity and mineral length.| 95 points | Andrew Caillard MW | The Vintage Journal – Tapanappa Definitus Pinot Noir 2022

Author: Andrew Caillard MW
Source: The Vintage Journal
Date: Oct 2023

Medium deep colour. Perfumed strawberry pastille hint chinotto aromas with savoury notes. Well concentrated strawberry pastille, cola, touch apricot flavours and supple textures. Finishes slinky and long. Lovely vinosity, complexity and mineral length.

95 points

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