Sparkling garnet red.
Initally floral aromatics surround an array of red fruits in a wine that is at once brooding and elegant. Complexing savoury secondary characters of cold cut meats, fresh earth & undergrowth provides contrasting gravity.
With a flavour filled palate of medium plus weight, this is great Pinot Noir from the get go. Oak only plays supporting role, providing great texture and mouthfeel, but the fruit is the star here, brimming with energy and juicy acidity.
Easily the best Williams Crossing Pinot Noir we’ve put in bottle in terms of both quality and value. This gives us confidence we are heading in the right direction in both the vineyard and the winery. Already drinking well, it is still quite youthful and with it’s powerful and balanced fruit/acid/tanning structure it bodes well for future development of the next 5 years possibly more. We’re looking forward to the complexing influence of bottle age over that time frame...
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