MAC FORBES Pinot Noir 2017

(Yarra Valley, Victoria, Australia) $30

Several things are very surprising about this wine: the quality (stunning); the price (what a deal!), and the place it’s from (Australia—really?). Really. The fact that cool parts of Australia, like the Yarra Valley of Victoria, are the source of beautiful pinot is a secret that’s, by now, too well kept. As for this Mac Forbes: imagine a lovely, earthy, salty, savory, sexy pinot that smells (as so many great pinots do) gently human, like a newborn baby. If you love pinot noir, you know what I mean. I still can’t believe this costs thirty bucks. (12% abv)

93 points KM

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