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2017 Domaine Simha Pinot Noir

Derwent Valley, TAS

Charming Pinot Noir from a fascinating Tasmanian producer!

$50.00

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About

About The Wine

This Pinot Noir comes from a single vineyard in the Derwent Valley of Tasmania, one of the hot beds of premium Pinot Noir on the Apple Isle.

This is a blend of five clones from five different blocks across the site. It was fermented as whole clusters then sent to aged demi-muid to soften and mature before being bottled unfined and unfiltered.

This is a wonderfully expressive wine, a mix of exotic fruit flavours and spice.

Another great release from this unique Tasmanian producer.

About Domaine Simha

Nav Singh is the man behind the Domaine Simha label. Along with his wife Louise, Nav has built a unique stable of Tasmanian wines under the Domaine Simha banner. 

He draws from multiple philosophies when crafting his range. The winemaking is mostly traditional, using low amounts of additives, fermenting in clay amphora, experimenting with varying levels of whole bunch and skin contact. The fruit he sources from the Upper Derwent, Coal River and Huon Valley regions, is all picked according to the lunar calendar ala biodynamics.

At Domaine Simha, new project is always in the works. Nav is never afraid to take a chance or try something new. 

Nav Singh exploring the Tasmanian countryside
Nav Singh exploring the Tasmanian countryside
Derwent Valley, Tasmania
Additional Info

From The Producer

A story of terroir; five clones from five blocks across a single Derwent Valley vineyard make this a complete and compelling wine. Cherry blossom parfum, bright fruited and elegant with succulent spice and fine, rounded tannins. 

METHOD NATUREL 
Cool climate single vineyard origin: Derwent Valley Tasmania 42.6°S 
Handpicked on a fruit day after the harvest moon 
Whole bunch wild ferment with gentle pigeage 
Matured 12 months en seasoned demi-muid 
Basket pressed, bottled unfined and unfiltered with perfect natural balance 

Blend : Pinot Noir (100%)
Closure : Screw cap
Drink Until : 2027
Bottle Size : 750ml
Production : 125 dozen

Expert Reviews

Critic Reviews

DDS review

Blood plums, bright and expressive fruit, baked rhubarb and white pepper, with a lovely freshness in the palate. Fine, milled flour tannin. Juicy and spicy and wildly charismatic. Delicious Pinot Noir. - Different Drop Wine Team

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