2023 Michael Hall Sang de Pigeon Pinot Noir

Cracking little Adelaide Hills Pinot from a fascinating producer. Delightful!

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This Pinot Noir from Michael Hall shows the depth of fruit flavour that can be found in Pinot from the higher altitude vineyards in the Adelaide Hills.

15% of this release was fermented as whole bunches giving a little extra grunt and drive to the structure.

It is full flavoured Pinot Noir of great impact and depth.

A bold Pinot Noir with serious charisma, and a steal at this price.

Sourced from three sites in the Adelaide Hills: Holland Creek Road in Cudlee Creek, Mawson Road in Lenswood and Gully Road in Piccadilly.

For wine nerds like me: High winter rains preceded a very cool spring. Late budburst, flowering and a cool autumn combined for an extremely late vintage. Hand-picked on 25th March (Cudlee Creek), 13th (Lenswood) and 25th April (Piccadilly). Wild fermented in open fermenter with 33% whole bunches. Matured for 11 months in French oak (11% new, Francois Frères). Unfined. Vegan friendly.

7960 bottles produced.

Wine Specs
Vintage - 2023
Varietal - Pinot Noir
Harvest Date - 25/3/2023, 13/4/2023 & 25/4/2023
Acid - 6.2 g/L
pH - 3.46
Fermentation - Wild
Bottling Date - 20/2/2024
Alcohol % - 12.6

Michael Hall

It is Michael Hall's precise and methodical approach to winemaking which has made him stand out in the crowd of Barossa Valley winemakers.

A jewellery valuer in a previous life, his wines ooze clarity and attention to detail. They focus on small vineyards in the Barossa and Adelaide Hills that produce high-quality fruit. The wine are made with no shortcuts in the winery and an unwavering commitment to quality.

These are classically styled, refined wines designed to speak articulately of the Barossa and the surrounds. Michael's wines are top shelf.

Winemaker Michael Hall - Barossa Valley, SA Michael Hall

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