In Dreams Pinot Noir 2017 ~ Yarra Valley, Australia
Silver 94/100 - Campbell Mattinson (2015 vintage)
James Halliday Five Star Rating
Campbell Mattinson - "Everything is in excellent order...Bright and brooding at once. Strawberries and cherries, a stewy character, integrated spice, lipstick, an all-around firmness. It’s light in colour but there’s real power here."
Swiss-born head winemaker, Nina Stocker is the daughter of eminent wine scientist Dr John Stocker. Nina was born and raised in a small town on the border of the Alsace wine region in Switzerland and it was her family’s involvement in the local village vineyard which paved the way for her future career as a Winemaker.
Nina has worked vintages in McLaren Vale, Yarra Valley, Barolo (Italy), Rhone Valley (France), Alentejo (Portugal), and New Zealand.
In Dreams have won medals for both their Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. In Dreams source their Chardonnay and Pinot Noir from three low yieldings, premium quality vineyards. The vineyards are predominantly from the upper Yarra Valley due to the cooler microclimate that helps them capture the elegance and finesse of this noble variety. (2015 vintage)
In Dreams are focused on allowing the vineyards to express themselves in the resulting wines using traditional winemaking techniques such as small-batch fermentation, wild yeast and the delicate use of F