Medium red colour with red hues. Rich dark cherry, black olive, blackberry, briar and white pepper aromas and flavours. The palate is complex and intense with a savoury and long finish.
Most of the fruit was de-stemmed with about 20% included as whole bunches in the ferment. The fruit was lightly pressed at the end of fermentation directly to old 500 litre puncheons for a period of 15 months.
Tasting Notes Lovely youthful vibrant raspberry and spicy notes lead on to a bright crunchy medium bodied structure with lovely silky tannins and length. Winemaking Notes 20% Whole bunches are included with the balance de-stemmed for fermentation over the bunches. The alcoholic fermentation was carried in open fermenters. Following fermentation...
The fruit for this wine is sourced from a single vineyard in Gundagai, on the banks of the famous Murrimbidgee River. It is a unique, hungry site with rich quartz speckled through alluvial soil, and a strong continental climate. Considered one of the best vintages ever. Perfect ripening conditions, often...
TASTING NOTES Lifted spice, red fruits, plums, briar, long velvety palate that perfectly expresses Pinot Noir. WINEMAKERS NOTES 30% whole bunches included in ferment, 2 tonne small ferments from various blocks in two vineyards. Natural fermentation, long and bright palate.