The palate opens with a rush of raspberry, cherry and anise, an unmistakable Martinborough regional signature coming through in the sappy, savoury Pinot Noir characters. The mid-palate is garnished with fresh sage, adding complexity and interest to the mouthful of juicy summer red fruits. Beautifully fine and silky with a fresh and detailed acid line, the expressive fruit is buttressed firmly by a wall of finely rendered tannins. A juicy and expressive Pinot Noir with enough savoury interest to please even the most dedicated Pinot lover.
Crafted from Pinot Noir grapes grown at the Winery Vineyard, as well as Pinnacles, East Base and Clouston. Fermented with 10% whole clusters and 85% wild yeasts, before 10 months ageing in French Oak, of which 25% new