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2017 Minim Hitch Pinot Noir Grenache

Heathcote, VIC

Thirst-slaking mash-up of Pinot and Grenache made with minimal tinkering.

$25.00

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Categories: All, Minim, Natural, Red, Rising Stars, VIC, Wines
About

About The Wine

A stroke of genius from winemaker Tim Sproal brought Pinot Noir and Grenache together. 

Named for the late Christopher Hitchens, this wine is less about deep contemplation as was Hitch's way, this is all about fun and frivolity. Plenty of whole bunch o the Pinot, some whole berry on the Grenache looking to ramp up the more lively aspects of each variety.

The resulting glass of wine is about as fun and perky as a red wine gets. Knock a little chill into it. Don't take life too seriously. 

About Minim

Minim Wines is the love-child of Tim Sproal, a labour of love that started with just one tonne of Shiraz and a milk vat in a mate's garage.

Tim sources small parcels of fruit from Central Victorian vineyards that farm with care. The wines are all about texture and energy, Tim's less-is-more winemaking approach bringing a great feel to the Minim range.

These are clean and energetic natural wines with loads of personality.

Winemaker Tim Sproal
Expert Reviews

Critic Reviews

DDS review

A slight spritz here, but it's flat out delicious. Red fruit, a soft strawberry and cream thing going on, some undergrowth and bunchiness as an underbelly with joyous friendly fruit out front. Light and fresh and freewheeling. Chill it down and knock it back. - Different Drop Wine Team

Additional Info

From The Producer

The intention being that it summarises the vintage that was and is a really nice drink. Named after Christopher Hitchens, who really shouldn't have died when he did.

Lots of carbonic maceration, plenty of whole bunch, loads of fruit, texture for weeks. Not a wine to inspire endless pontification, but rather a compelling drink to enjoy rapidly in almost any circumstance.

Vale HITCH!

Blend : Grenache, Pinot Noir
ABV : 13.7%
Closure : Screw cap
Drink Until : 2021
Bottle Size : 750ml

Delivery

Delivery is Free for any order over $150 or more, or just $9 for any orders of $149 or less. There is no minimum order quantity and you can mix and match as much as you like. Make your perfect mix pack!

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Warehouse Pickup is also available for Sydney customers, 8am-5pm Monday to Friday. To select Warehouse Pickup as your shipping method enter our address "F5A, 42 Wattle St, Ultimo, 2007" as your shipping address during checkout. Please complete your purchase online before visiting us as we are not licensed to sell over the counter.

Express Delivery is available for Sydney postcodes within 15km of the CBD. There is a $10 delivery surcharge and the order is needs to be placed before 12pm midday weekdays for same day delivery.

Our Heat Policy can be viewed here (under the 'Delivery Questions' section). If you would like us to hold dispatch of your order for milder weather please leave instructions to do so in the 'SPECIAL REQUESTS' box found on the cart page before the final checkout. We are happy to hold it for as long as you like. All orders are fully insured so you can buy with full confidence that these tasty beverages will get to you in tip-top shape.

Returns are free for 100 days after purchase. You can view the conditions of our return policy here

For any other shipping related inquiries, please see our helpful FAQ, email us at hello@differentdrop.com or call us on 1300 668 385..

FaQs
Do I have to order in dozens?

No, please mix it up! You can order wines in any quantity and variation you like. You can order 1 bottle or 50. We challenge you to make the ultimate mixed pack of wine!

Are there volume discounts?

Yes we offer volume discounts on larger orders. Orders over $499 get a 5% and orders over $999 get a 10% discount. This will be automatically applied during checkout.

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I am trying to add more of a wine to my cart but it won’t let me?

This means we are running low on stock of that wine. So for example, if the website will only allow you to add 3 bottles and no more, then that is all we have of that particular wine. The good news is we may be able to order more for you. Just contact us on 1300 668 385 or hello@differentdrop.com and we'll organise the additional quantity for you.

Does Different Drop have a physical store?

No, not really. More of a warehouse/office. We do however offer a Click & Collect option from our warehouse in Ultimo, Sydney. Our warehouse address for Click & Collect is: F5A, 42 Wattle St, Ultimo, 2007

Can I special order a wine you do not sell?

If it’s doable, then we’ll make it happen. Just contact us directly via phone, chat or email and we’ll find out for you right away. Please note that in most cases special orders such as these will need to be in full case lots (6 or 12 bottles).

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