Utilising gentle handling, the resulting wine is an intriguing, concentrated and complex Pinot Noir displaying both purity and a subtle power uncharacteristic of the region. With a lifted bouquet comprising mature red cherries, dark plum and characteristic floral aromas, the wine displays powerful levels of fruit. The palate is refined, with fine grainy tannins and an alluring silky texture, finishing with persistence and purity.
Try this food flexible Pinot with: Pizza/Pasta, Casseroles/Stews, Mild Creamy Cheeses, Grilled/Roasted Turkey or Lamb, or pan-seared Tuna.
HARVEST: 100% hand picked FERMENTATION: Indigenous yeast is encouraged FERM. VESSEL: Open top stainless steel, hand plunged NEW BARREL: 25% French oak, 75% seasoned French oak BARREL TYPE: French coopers, 225L, medium plus toast MATURATION: 14 months in oak MALOLACTIC: Wild malolactic completed in barrel FINING: Minimal traditional egg whit