Terraced Hills Pinot Noir


  • Vintage 2017
  • 400mt altitude Birdwood single vineyard
  • 3 Côte-d’Or Burgundy clones
  • 15% whole bunch
  • Naturally fermented in open top milk vats
  • 11 months ageing in 15% new Chassin French oak barrels with balance in ex white Francois Frères French oak barrels
  • Bottled unfined and unfiltered
  • 7300 bottles produced

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Autumnal style, and quite delicate for a Hills Pinot, with spice, crushed fennel seed, mulchy red fruits, and a pleasing sappiness.
There’s a subtle drag of dusty tannin, some sour cherry, and a good clean finish, with an amaro tang in the aftertaste.
Plenty of style and value on offer here.
– The Winefront – Gary Walsh, April 2018

Lovely wine. Deli meats, anise and redcurrant
– Campbell Mattinson, April 2018