2019 Ashton Hills Reserve Pinot Noir

Adelaide Hills, SA

A hauntingly delicious Reserve Pinot Noir from the Adelaide Hills.



A wine of detail.

Huon Hooke (The Real Review)

About the Wine

The fruit from the Reserve Pinot Noir is sourced from the five best clones on the Ashton Hills Estate.

It boasts aromas of red fruits and plum, entwined with savoury notes. It was aged in French oak, which gives the wine layers of fine tannins that provide a lingering, supple finish.

This is a deliciously powerful Pinot Noir, and it's no wonder that Ashton Hills is being regarded as one of the most distinguished sites in South Australia for producing this variety.

About Ashton Hills

Just below the summit of Mount Lofty lies Ashton Hills, a vineyard that has become known as one of Australia's finest producer of Pinot Noir and cool climate whites.

Current winemaker, Stephen George, keeps his philosophy on winemaking pretty simple, with a focus on minimal intervention on the wine. The resulting wines are elegant and delicate representations of the unique site of the vineyard.

The Ashton Hills vines
The Ashton Hills vines
Adelaide Hills, SA
Additional Info

From the Producer

The Reserve Pinot Noir is sourced purely from our five preferred clones on the estate. The fruit is de-stemmed via a small, customised, gentle de-stemmer that keeps as many whole berries as possible. Some whole bunches are included, the percentage varying according to the style of the vintage. After fermentation, the fruit is basket pressed direct to a combination of old and new French oak barriques. The wine is made without any additions until bottling.

Blend : Pinot Noir (100%)
Closure : Screw Cap
Drink Until : 2030
Bottle Size : 750ml

Pinot Noir in Piccadilly
Pinot Noir in Piccadilly
Adelaide Hills, SA
Expert Reviews

Critic Reviews

Halliday Wine Companion

"A darker, more earthy and foresty feel here than the Estate version, and a different proportional mix of clones. The cherry sense is blacker fruit, while the acidity and mouthfeel are ramped up, evenly, to be more powerful once you engage. Likewise the aromatics, nose and palate, are poised, waiting to find their lift in time. Experience says this wine will be on another level in 5 years." - Tony Love (Halliday Wine Companion)

The Real Review

"Good depth of red with a nice tinge of purple. The bouquet is lovely and fragrant, floral and mixes red with dark cherry, the palate medium-weight only but lovely textured, succulence, ample soft tannins and refinement. Some spices, vanilla and a nice note of smoked-meats and charcuterie. A wine of detail. The finish is long and resonant, with a little alcohol warmth." - Huon Hooke (The Real Review)

The Wine Front

"Dark cherry, intensity, distinct dried rose perfume, spice, cedar wood and pencil. Excellent volume of flavour – cherry and strawberry mainly – and carrying a good pack of tannin. Length. Balance. Even a bit ‘mineral’ thrown in for good measure. Fluid and lovely to drink." - Gary Walsh (The Wine Front)


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