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2019 Commune of Buttons Gloria Pinot Noir

Basket Range, Adelaide Hills, SA

Gorgeous, ethereal Pinot Noir from the much-loved Commune of Buttons. Very limited.

$40.00

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About The Wine

Gloria is the single vineyard Pinot Noir grown on the Buttons' Basket Range property.

Jasper Button's winemaking skills continue to evolve and his gains in this discipline are no more pronunced than in the purity he is showcasing in his Pinot Noirs. This was fermented in large open top Jarrah fermenters, aged for eleven months in old oak then sent to stainless steel to settle before bottling.

As with all of his wines, minimal intervention in the winery is the modus operandi. The only whisper of sulphur was added just after malo to ensure the wine's stability.

This is a charming Pinot Noir with a gentle elegant feel.

About Commune of Buttons

Siblings Jasper and Sophie Button returned home a few years ago to help save their family vineyard, planted primarily to Pinot Noir and Chardonnay 20 years ago by their mother.

They began restoring the site and transitioning to organic and biodynamic principles, and at some point decided that rather than sell off their prized grapes to others, they’d turn their hand to winemaking.

Just a couple vintages in, the results have been fantastic. The wines are made naturally with only minimal sulphur additions and slow, gentle ferments. The Buttons wines are as loveable as the family who made them.

Jasper Button in the family vineyard
Jasper Button in the family vineyard
Photo Credit: Nat Rogers
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From The Producer

The Gloria vineyard is 1Ha of 25 year-old dry grown pinot vines grown in clay and sandstone soils rich in ironstone, quartz and basalt. In 2019 the grapes were picked early due to extreme heat on the 1st and 2nd of March. They were chilled overnight and then fermentation was in open 10hL jarrah fermenters for around 10 days. There was a high proportion of whole-bunches 80% in 2019. The a light hand and semi-carbonic conditions made for strawberry and cherry fruits to dominate. Cool and slow maceration allowed for the tannins to slowly infuse into the wine giving full integration and continuity of the palate.

Blend : Pinot Noir (100%)
ABV : 12.5%
Closure : Cork
Drink Until : 2025
Bottle Size : 750ml

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The Wine Front

"Lots of stemmy, green, herbal character, some mezcal and brambly-undergrowth notes. Soupy texture, supple and sheathed in the most feathery, fine tannins, more of the green herb and mulchy greenery. It’s of a style, light and tonic-like, rosy characters, pretty and fine, lots to like here." - Mike Bennie (The Wine Front)

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Have tried the 2019 Chardonnay and it was amazing, have just received the Pinot and can’t wait to try it!

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