Unico Zelo Pipe Dream Nero d’Avola
WHY WE LOVE IT
- Brendan and Laura Carter, a unique husband and wife team, craft wines that express Australia’s sites, soils, lifestyle and culture.
- This wine is vegan friendly and is produced with little intervention in the vineyard and winery.
- For such a young wine, Pipe Dream Nero d’Avola is already getting noticed and is receiving great reviews.
Varietal Composition: 100% Nero d’Avola
Elaboration: A wine built to treat yo’ self! The first port of call when making a Single Vineyard expression of Nero was our home in the Adelaide Hills – around the corner in Birdwood to be exact. The soils are alluvial quartz-shot clay. Due to the cool and long ripening season in the Hills, ‘Pipe Dream’ is what we crack open when we want that rich, bold and lush red. Full of juicy plums and ripe cherries, this is your 2 squares of dark chocolate after dinner, a fantastical dream of a wine, plucked from the heavens where calories don’t exist and neither does “one glass too many”. A no judgement wine for celebrations.
We’ll say it again: Treat Yo’ Self!
Tasting Notes: A Single Vineyard expression of Nero in the Adelaide Hills, this is what we crack open when we want that rich and lush red. Full of plums and ripe cherries.
“A very bright and impressively composed nero that has aromas and flavors of fresh yet ripe raspberries, delivered in such pristine style. Really impressive balance. So drinkable now.” ~ James Suckling
2019 – 92 James Suckling
A new venture in the Adelaide Hills by winemaking couple, Brendan and Laura Carter. Following their passions for Italian-inspired, textural and site-expressive wines, they seek to create Australian examples of Mediterranean varieties in an approachable and jovial fashion..