Lovely youthful vibrant raspberry and spicy notes lead on to a bright crunchy medium bodied structure with lovely silky tannins and length.
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 is lightly pressed directly to old french puncheons. The wine was matured for 7 months in French oak, racked form barrel and gently filtered to bottle.
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.
This wine is grown on a single vineyard located just outside Gundagai on the wave banks of the famous Murrumbidgee river. The vineyard experiences very warm days and massive diurnal swings at night with sub 10-degree evenings on occasion. The wine treads a fine line between power and elegance and...