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2020 Pinot Noir Dozen – Warramate

$360.00

A highly perfumed aroma of rose petals and violets, the fruit profile is all red fruits; red raspberry, red currant and red cherry. A lift of stalk heightens the spice element sitting with the medium weighted silky characteristic of Pinot noir.

A number of small fermenters with varying percentages of whole bunch from none to 100% to add layers and lift. Hand plunged and gently pressed before gravity filling to barrels for Malolactic fermentation in the underground cellar.

A highly perfumed aroma of rose petals and violets, the fruit profile is all red fruits; red raspberry, red currant and red cherry. A lift of stalk heightens the spice element sitting with the medium weighted silky characteristic of Pinot noir. Vibrant red fruits dominate with red raspberry leading the energetic charge, bright acidity brings a very refreshing elegant fruit palate. Some stalk tannin and minimal new oak (20%) offer background structure.

Varietals: 100% Pinot Noir

Region: Yarra Valley

Vineyard: Warramate, elevation 160 to 180 metres

Vines: The 5 acre plot of Pinot noir was planted in 2000 it is 100% MV6 clone. These vines benefit from the sheltering effects of aspect & bordering windbreaks. The vines are generally spared over-exposure to hot northerly winds & late-afternoon sun in summer which aids in the development & accumulation of delicate, perfumed fruit characteristics. All Warramate vines are farmed without irrigation.

Soil: Silty clay loam over yellow clay

Cellaring: An elegant and intensely perfumed Pinot Noir made to be enjoyed while young and bright. It will continue to evolve for up to 5 years.

Analysis: 13% ALC

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