Red, purple hue. Dense nose of dark cherry and plum fruits. Subtle oak and typical GV salinity. On the palate this wine is rich, but also tightly woven. Dark fruit is fleshed out by toasty oak and firm fruit tannins. Great balance of acidity.
100% Pinot Noir. 2400L. 72% from Dakins Road, the rest a mix of Cottier and Blairpatrick. Blocks and parcels fermented separately in 1 and 2 tonne fermenters, pressed to barrel and completed natural malo. Sulphured in Feb 2020, and blended in September. 25% new French oak.
Vineyard: 72% Dakins Road, 28% Cottier Estate & Blairpatrick
Varietal: 100% Pinot Noir
Residual Sugar: <1g/L