2022 Pinot Noir

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The King Valley is not in the dress circle of Pinot Noir like the other renown Pinot Noir regions of Australia however there is an enormous amount planted there where it is grown for sparkling base. There are a few sites warm enough to produce Pinot Noir table wine.

Medium crimson in colour with purple hues. Lifted aromas of plums, red currants and boysenberries burst from the glass combined with an attractive dried herb and spice lift. The generous palate allows soft tannins to glide over the mid palate along with flavours of plum, blackberry and blackcurrent. This is an expressive, fresh and plush Merlot with a refined finish.

“An elemental, young pinot noir fresh in red cherry, raspberry and spice. The palate is brisk and sinewy. An uncomplicated style offering upfront, easy drinking.”” JP. Halliday Wine Companion”
A summer pasta in “olio e aglio” tossed with fresh cherry tomatoes halves and basil.
The King Valley is one of Australia’s most exciting, emerging wine regions. It is located in North East Victoria – approximately three hours North of Melbourne and seven hours South of Sydney. Home to the most picturesque and unspoilt valley in Australia, King Valley benefits from a cool climate with extremely varied terrain, that ranges from snow-capped Alps to sun baked fields.
The 2022 vintage growing season was relatively uneventfull with good average rainfal at the right times then as vintage approached we saw excellent ripening conditions along with balanced crop loads. This has allowed us to make wines of varietal intensity, purity, balance and longevity.
Alcohol 12.5% v/v, pH 3.43, TA 6.01 g/L, RS <1 g/L.
750mL, 6 bottles per case