Te Hera Estate
Reserve Pinot Noir 2011
Martinborough, New Zealand
This wine is selected by some of Australia's top sommeliers. Enjoy this wine in a large glass and have it totally capture your attention as it reveals its layers of intrigue ... a layer at a time ... over an hour or three.
Varietal: Pinot Noir
Aroma: It has vibrant dark red stone and berry fruit with a hint of spice.
Palate: This wine shows pristine fruit, a delicate, fine and elegant mouth feel, savoury complexity and soft tannins with a lengthy finish.
Bottle Closure: Cork
Suggested Cellaring: 10 years
Vinification: The grapes were de-stemmed without crushing using gravity. They used wild yeast for fermentation. It was aged in French oak barrels (30% new) for 18 months.
>> GOLD - NZ International Wine Show Oct 2013
>> "Ripe, dark fruit and good body and texture. A black-fruited wine with subtle complexing herb, spice and liquorice nuances framed in a tight, concentrated palate."