Single Vineyard Limestone Terrace Pinot Noir 2018$0.00
The 2018 Limestone Terrace Pinot Noir displays aromas of vibrant fresh blueberry and red current fruits, complemented by florals. The palate is complex with ripe red berry and plum fruits, fresh rosemary and thyme herbs.
The Limestone Terrace Vineyard is located in the Ward sub-region of Marlborough’s Southern Coast. Close proximity to the ocean means this spectacularly rugged site is exposed to the cool southerly winds that naturally inhibit yields. This Pinot Noir is rich with dark fruit flavours and fine structure.
Viticulture & Winemaking
Meticulous canopy management was used to ensure the crop ripened cleanly in a difficult season. Fruit was hand selected and clonally harvested in the cool of the morning and bought into the winery to be held overnight in the chiller. The following day the fruit was processed into small fermenters with the use of some whole bunch components to aid in complexity. Pressed and racked into a selection of New (30%) and older French oak barrels and aged for 10months before blending.
Vibrant fresh blueberry and red current fruits are complemented by a lovely floral high toned herbal element that’s associated with the whole bunch character. The palate is complex with ripe red berry and plum fruits. Fresh rosemary and thyme herbs complement the bright fruits and offer a lovely savoury element