Founded in 1997 by Phil Sexton, Innocent Bystander is a Yarra Valley based estate producing Pinot Noir and Chardonnay alongside Pinot Gris and cool climate Syrah they are also now renowned for their fun and fizzy pink Moscato. Located in Healesville, the winery is an exercise in function over form, much like the strongly expressed views of its owners and winemaking team make great wine for drinking and enjoying not crowing over. Innocent Bystander wines are an expression of pure regional varietal wines which reflect the soil, climate and topography of the cool climate Yarra Valley.Tasting Notes - Innocent Bystander Yarra Valley Syrah - Black pepper, orange zest and red summer berries come together on the nose. Dusty tannins and wild blackberries and raspberries lead to an earthy, spicy palate with a savoury long finish.Robert Oatley Cabernet Sauvignon is a full-flavoured yet finely structured Cabernet of great appeal: black berries, dried leaves and fine gravelly tannin, reflect an outstanding year.
Innocent Bystander Yarra Valley Syrah