2012 William Downie Yarra Valley Pinot Noir

Ralph Kyte-Powell
William Downie Yarra Pinot for Uncorked June 11 by Ralph-Kyte-Powell. Image supplied by Ralph Kyte-Powell.
William Downie Yarra Pinot for Uncorked June 11 by Ralph-Kyte-Powell. Image supplied by Ralph Kyte-Powell. Photo: Photographer: MIchael Emmett
Variety Pinot noir
WINERY William Downie
RRP 68
Food match Roasted quail; Chinese barbecue meats.

William Downie's Victorian pinots are delicate expressions of this fascinating grape. This Yarra version is refined with appealing softness mid-palate. (Diam cork; 13 per cent alcohol.)

Ageing? Drink over four years.