Details & Tasting Notes
Producer: Trinity Hill Vineyards
Region: Hawkes bay
Grape: Pinot Noir
Bottle: 750 ml
Alcohol Content: 13%
Primary aromas of fresh raspberry, plum and brambly spice are evident. The wine shows soft, velvety tannins and will develop complex forest-floor and earthy characters with bottle age.
Gentle handling of the fruit from harvesting through to fermentation helped retain the fresh primary fruit aromas typical of the variety. Each individual vineyard parcel was harvested separately with the majority of batches then de-stemmed prior to fermentation. Approximately 20% of the fruit was fermented as whole bunches including traditional foot stomping in open top fermenters. This component aids in the retention of freshness and complexity. Maturation in the cellar was for eight months in a combination of small 228 litre barriques and stainless steel tanks.