This is sensually seductive and complex, showing sweet cherry, dried herb, olive, dried mushroom and toasted almond notes on the nose. The gracefully styled palate offers fleshy texture backed by beautifully infused tannins, finishing wonderfully long and engaging. Gorgeously harmonious and seamlessly flowing. At its best: now to 2032 Reviewed: June 2023
95 points This is gorgeously composed and styled with grace and seductive complexity. The enticing bouquet shows dark berry, dried herb, charcuterie, earthy mushroom and warm spice aromas, leading to a concentrated palate offering refined texture and fine flow. Beautifully woven tannins provide elegant structure and frame to this sensually appealing pinot. At its best: now to 2033 Reviewed: Nov 2022
92 points Fragrant nose of cloves, cherries, red plums, dried roses and sandalwood. Medium-bodied with fine, polished tannins and a perfumed, spicy and creamy finish. Drink or hold.
91+ points The 2021 The Sabre Pinot Noir is brambly and yet taut, with a meandering, forest floor and berry-laden fruit profile. The wine shows all the hallmarks of the cool, measured 2021 season. It is a very pretty wine that also offers glimpses of its savory and graceful future.