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Waipara Hills Equinox Waipara Pinot Noir 2009

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Lifted aromas of red fruits, cherry and dark chocolate combine with dried spice, crisp bacon and earthy mushrooms. A silky palate opens out with a persistant mouth filling flavour and a balanced structure of firm acidity and beautiful French oak.

Waipara Hills Equinox Waipara Pinot Noir 2009

TASTING NOTES

COLOUR

Vibrant ruby with slightly purple hues.

NOSE

Lifted red fruits, cherry and dark chocolate, with a touch of dried spice, crisp bacon and earthy mushrooms.

PALATE

Seductive and silky initially, opening out with mouth filling and persistent flavour, and a finely balanced structure of firm acidity and beautiful French oak.

SERVE

Lightly chilled to retain the aromatic lift.

PEAK DRINKING

2015 - 2020

SUGGESTED FOOD MATCH

Game birds, venison or rabbit.

WINE ANALYSIS

ALCOHOL VOLUME

14%

ACIDITY

6.22g/L

RESIDUAL SUGAR

0.1g/L

WINE BACKGROUND

VINTAGE REGION

All the fruit for this wine came from our vineyard, The Mound, in the Waipara Valley.

VINTAGE CONDITIONS

A warm Summer delivered a early harvest, and stable Autumn conditions produced full rich flavours and ripe tannins.

GRAPE VARIETY

100% Pinot Noir

MATURATION

Hand picked, partial whole bunch fermentation, 3-4 weeks on skins, then pressed to French oak barrels for a full 12 months maturation.

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