Deep ruby, lighter around the rim.
Inviting and fragrant, showing crushed black cherries, roses, violets, thyme and bramble.
Enjoy young or let this wine improved for 10 – 15 years if properly stored. Perfect with duck or the classic French casserole, beef bourguignon.
Medium-full bodied in weight, the wine treads lightly despite its formidable fruit concentration and ageing potential. Finely rendered tannins and plush cherry fruit deliver both sumptuousness and structure, a fine dusting of French oak showcasing the floral and dried herb nuances on the complex palate. A serious and stylish Pinot Noir from one of the finest vintages we’ve ever experienced, this is a classic Palliser Pinot from day one.
60% of the fruit from our Pencarrow Vineyard with the balance from two of our organic vineyards, Waka and the Winery. The fruit is handpicked, cold soaked and wild fermented with 18% whole clusters. The fermenting wine is gently pumped over and plunged before pressing to french oak barrels for 10 months’ maturation
Picking Date: April 2019
Bottled: March 2020