Deck the halls with boughs of Pinot…
Delamere Estate and Naissante Pinot Noir, perfect for the Christmas table, when unexpected guests drop in or just because.
This pack contains:
- 3 x Delamere Estate Pinot Noir
- 3 x Naissante Pinot Noir
The Delamere Estate Pinot Noir was hand harvested from over 30-year-old vines on the Delamere property. In 2019, we included roughly 30% whole bunches in most of the Delamere Pinot parcels, with each undergoing fermentation with wild yeast in open top vessels. The wine was pressed off after two to three weeks and filled to Burgundian oak to mature. A rich and full mouth-feel results from gentle handling and spending time on lees.
The 2019 Delamere Pinot Noir has a beautiful garnet red colour. The aroma of early summer cherries and violets has a seductive complexity, with leafy hints, and sweet spices of nutmeg and star anise. The palate has a long elegant sweetness which is framed perfectly by firm, mouth-coating tannins. The lasting, flinty acidity finished the wine beautifully.
The 2018 Naissante Pinot Noir is made using the same approach as the Delamere Pinot Noir, the wine sees hand harvesting, wild yeast fermentation, 30% whole bunch inclusion, hand plunging and matured in French barriques. Rounded and juicy, showing ripe cherry and strawberry characteristics. A subtle earthiness followed through with notes of sweet spice and smoke, coming together to create a complex and very drinkable wine.