2019 Heaps Good Wine Co. Pinot Noir

Lacy Pinot Noir from Slovenia, with delicate fruits, a light earthy frame and a dry savoury finish.
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A rare single variety, single vintage release from Nick Gee at Heaps Good Wine Co. This is all Pinot Noir, from a single site in the mountain foothills of Slovenia.

Light in colour, delicate in structure with cherry and damp earth flavours the main characteristics. There's some whole bunch structure in the background.

An unfiltered lo-fi Pinot that does feel more classic than unconventional.

100% Pinot Noir, grown in Ritoznoj, Pohorje Foothills, Lower Styria. Vines are at 360 metres over marl rich soils with sand and clay. Climate is continental with hot and dry summers and snowy winters. Hand picked, 10 – 20% whole bunch, 3 – 8 days of cold maceration depending on temperature of grapes when picked, and fermented wild. Plunged daily, sometimes twice during peak period, with 17 – 23 days on skins in total. Aged 12 months in older French oak, unfiltered. 11.5% alcohol.

Brick/light colour. Reductive and earthy, reminiscent in some ways of Gippsland and Martinborough. Structurally light, textured, cherry and plum fruits, with the tannins and finishing flavours evoking black tea.

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    1 year ago
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    Rated 4 out of 5 stars
    Smooth, Great Drop

    I took a chance on this due to the region and wasn't disappointed at all. I've ordered this twice now and it is definitely worth it....smooth, light and will be a good summer red....(good whatever season!)

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