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GRAPES

100% Pinot Noir

DISTRICT OF ORIGIN OF GRAPES

100% Marlborough, New Zealand

VINIFICATION

20% in new French oak barrels, the remainder in 1, 2 and 3 year old oak barrels, for 10 months.

ANALYSIS

  • Alcohol 13.5%
  • pH 3.39
  • Acid 6.8 g/L

COLOUR

Garnet red, with brick hues.

NOSE

Strawberries and blood orange, nutmeg, white pepper, and floral notes.

PALATE

Lovely tropical pinot avours of sour cherries and spice tobacco and leather. Medium bodied, supported by long tannins, good acid balance, will soften and develop more savoury characters with age.

FOOD MATCH

Duck rillettes, Cassoulet.

WINEMAKERS COMMENTS

Fruit sourced from a number of dedicated, passionate growers. This wine can be enjoyed young, fresh and vibrant, and will develop with age, becoming softer, savoury, and even more complex.
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