2017 Signature Series Pinot Noir


red plum  |  cranberry  |  spice  |  savoury


“Deep, dark red colour with tinges of purple and brick-red, showing some forward-development, while the bouquet features hints of mint and tomato-bush. Dark cherries too. The wine is medium to full-bodied and quite gutsy, loaded with tannins that contribute firmness to the structure and grip to the after-palate. A solid, brawny pinot … promises to reward keeping.” – 91 Points, Huon Hooke

Trophy – Pinot Noir of the Year for Australia and NZ – Winestate 2019
Gold – China Wine & Spirits Awards
Silver – Decanter World Wine Awards

Wine Notes

Colour: plum red, hints of purple
Aroma: black cherry, blueberry, five spice + potpourri
Palate: supple, berry fruits, bright acidity, gentle tannins, structured, lingering finish
Cellar: mid term cellaring – 10 years


Region: Yarra Valley
Vineyard: Willowlake Vineyard, Gladysdale Mandala Vineyard, Yarra Junction
Harvest: handpicked 15th + 18th March 2017


Process: gently destemmed, whole berry, 20% whole bunch
Fermentation: open pots, 4 day cold soak, partial wild ferment, foot stomped, warm ferment to 34 degrees c, no post ferment maceration
Barrel: barrel select French oak, aged in 40% new, + 60% first + second use for 10 months, MLF in oak
Alcohol: 13.5%
Winemakers: Rob Dolan, Adrian Santolin + Tim Holmes

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