“Exceptionally powerful on the bouquet and all the way to the finish and aftertaste. Has that tension between savoury fruits on the one hand, and gleaming red and purple fruits on the other” – James Halliday
1987-planted Pinot Noir vines, grown organically (non-certified), hand-picked over 2 weeks, then wild yeast open-fermented separately, one batch with 20% whole bunches, another with 50%. Matured in French barriques (20% new) for 9 months.
Drink to 2032+
James Halliday, Wine Companion – 97pts
Gary Walsh, The Winefront – 95+pts
Nick Stock, jamessuckling.com – 95pts
Marie-Sophie Canto, The Dolphin Hotel, Sydney – “not gross”