2019 Bell Hill Old Weka Pass Pinot Noir

Bell Hill |North Canterbury |Pinot Noir
One and a half barrels of younger-vine Pinot Noir from the legendary Bell Hill vineyard, with a bit of bottle age.

Sale price$225.00
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The Bell Hill Old Weka Pass Road Pinot Noir is a fresh, approachable introduction to Bell Hill's refined winemaking style. Made from younger vines in the Westbank, Quarry, and Roadblock vineyards, this wine showcases vibrant, easy-drinking charm.

This Pinot Noir is crafted from just a couple of hand-picked barrels, with 66% aged in new French oak for 12 months, followed by 9 months in tank. Expect fresh red berry aromas with hints of spice and earth. The palate is light and vibrant, featuring cherry and raspberry flavours, balanced by fine structure and acidity. The finish is smooth and refreshing, with youthful exuberance.

With only 437 bottles produced, this Pinot Noir is a rare gem and an ideal introduction to Bell Hill’s exceptional craftsmanship.

The Old Weka Pass Road Pinot Noir is a 1.5-barrel blend from select barrels of the Slope and light press fractions. The handling on skins is the same as for the Bell Hill and the French oak was also 66% new. The wine was racked and blended after 12 months in barrel, it had 9 months in tank and was bottled on the 18th of December 2020 with a pH of 3.51, TA of 5.9g/L, and alcohol of 12%. 437 bottles were produced.

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