The OLD BRIDGE
The OLD BRIDGE Wine Shop
At every price level, an outstanding selection of wines chosen by John Hoskins MW
2018 'CRUEL MISTRESS' PINOT NOIR, Ad Hoc, Larry Cherubino. Great Southern, Western Australia
Alcohol Percentage: 14%
Area: To be precise this is from Porongurup and Denmark, near the Frankland River, in the deep south of Western Australia. A relatively cool region in which lighter varieties like Pinot can flourish.
Grape Variety: 100% Pinot Noir, matured in French oak (but no new oak) for 6 months.
Producer: Ad Hoc is the 'affordable label' from Larry Cherubino. Larry is one of the trendy new breed of Aussie winemakers trying to dispel the traditional image of big, clumsy wines for which his country has become known.
Old Bridge Rating: "Hints of lipstick and leather" says the label - and quite right too. Red fruit and spice and earth all mingling successfully to make a bright but interesting Pinot.
£16.50 per bottle
£15.68 per bottle in a mixed case of 6 bottles
£14.85 per bottle in a mixed case of 12 bottles
5% discount on mixed cases of 6.
10% discount on mixed cases of 12.