A very special wine. Released after 8 years on lees when the flavour profile has fully developed. The super fresh palate greets you with custard apple and white blossoms.
Pinot Noir (46%)
DATE OF HARVEST Mid March 2005 |
VINE AGE 10-20 Years |
YIELD 2.5 tonnes/hectare |
METHOD Handpicked in small baskets
Oyster shell, fresh and candied citrus and toasty, biscuity brioche.
The super fresh palate greets you with custard apple and white blossoms. The acidity is focused, delicately poised and gives great length to the wine as it finishes with a creamy and toasty, yeasty finish.
TIRAGE DATE | July 2005;
TIME ON LEES | 8 years;
FERMENTATION METHOD | Stainless Steel Tank;
YEAST TYPE | EC1118/DV10
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James Halliday Wine Companion
Pal straw-bronze; everything about the wine is a higher profile; complexity, length, intensity, acidity; given its 8+ years on lees, it is with zero or very low dosage; needs time on cork to fulfil all its promise.