2018 Tasmanian Pinot Noir
An extraordinary vintage for Tasmania. A cold start in Spring was followed by unusually warm weather, with flowering occurring quickly under ideal conditions. Well formed bunches resulted in high yields helped by periodic rainfall throughout the season. Despite the higher yields all varieties ripened earlier than usual, with excellent flavour intensity.
Single Vineyard located South of Tamar Valley
Hand Picked with 20% whole bunch inclusion followed by 9 months maturation in old French Oak
Raspberry hues with a vivid cherry-skin core
Alc/Vol: 14.1%, pH: 3.43%, Acidity: 6.05, GF: 0.4
A wild delight of mulberry, cranberry and raspberry followed by dry herbs such as marjoram, wild thyme. All perfectly poised with crunchy acid, creamy oak and succulent tannins.
Hints of crushed mulberry woven with wild blossom and roasted spices. A dry leaf earthiness intrigues.
Crisply fried duck breast with a plum and star anise sauce.