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2018 White Label Pinot Noir

$38.00

dark cherry  |  plumb  |  strawberry  |  spice

750ml

Our flagship Pinot Noir, taken from cooler Yarra Valley sites for freshness and bright fruit. Everything you’d want in a top-quality Yarra Valley Pinot Noir; red fruits shine up front with layers of savoury and spice supporting with elegance and depth of flavour; bright and finely structured.

Enjoy with roast duck, chicken or turkey, or play to the savoury characters with mushroom or olives.

Gold – Melbourne International Wine Competition 2019
Silver – Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Competition
95 Points – James Halliday Wine Companion
Gold – China Wine & Spirits Awards

“An instantly delightful and classy nose, loads of ripe red berries with a spicy oak-driven underbelly… A lovely wine – loads of complexity and moving parts” – Nick Butler – The Real Review

Wine Notes

Colour: mid red, hints of crimson
Aroma: fresh strawberry, wild fruits + dark cherry
Palate: savoury oak, red fruits, spice, subtle juicy tannins
Cellar: medium term – up to 10 years

Viticulture

Region: Yarra Valley
Vineyard: Willowlake Vineyard, Gladysdale + Mandala Vineyard, Yarra Junction
Harvest: 3rd March + 5th March 2018
Method: hand picked

Winemaking

Process: destemmed, whole berry, 2-5 tonne ferment, cold soak x 4 days
Fermentation: initial wild ferment, then inoculated with specific yeast + plunged twice daily, pressed off dryness
Barrel: 10 months in French oak, 30% new + balance seasoned
Alcohol: 13.0%
Winemakers: Rob Dolan

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