In a nutshell: A fruit driven, generously flavoured unoaked Pinot Nior from the cool climate vineyards of Tasmania
The lowdown: Pinot Noir is a speciality of Tasmania, the climate here is cooler than the rest of Australia which suits this grape variety down to the ground. The vineyards that produce this wine are situated on the island's east coast and in the Tamar Valley surrounding the capital, Hobart. Light in both body and colour, even by Pinot Noir standards, this wine offers violet and redcurrant aromas, with red cherry flavours and featherlight tannins on the palate. It's, nonetheless, a very rewarding and pleasing mouthful.
When to drink: Definitely a drink-now wine. Great for any occasion drinking by itself or pair it with poultry, or vegetarian dishes.
Devil's Corner is situated on Tasmanias's east coast and the first wines were produced from here back in 1999. This part of the world is well suited to Pinot Noir and it's variety that forms the backbone of their range. These days they're part of the Brown Brothers stable of wineries who also own the Tamar Ridge and Pirie labels making them one of Tasmania's biggest wine businesses. The winemaker at Devil's Corner is the experienced Tom Wallace.