Nepenthe `Altitude` Pinot Noir 2014 (6 x 750mL), Adelaide Hills, SA.

Liquor Act 2007: It is against the law to sell or supply alcohol to, or to obtain alcohol on behalf of, a person under the age of 18 years. Liquor licence LIQP770010049

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Pinot Noir is known to be a fickle and difficult grape, in both growing and winemaking. However the variety is well-suited to the cool slopes and ancient soils of the Adelaide Hills. This Classic Pinot Noir is crafted to be supple and approachable in its youth, but with real varietal character and serious structure.

SA - Adelaide / Adelaide Hills
South Australia

Expert Reviews

Rating 90 - James Halliday, Australian Wine Companion 2017

Winery Tasting Notes


Light crimson red with a touch of purple.


Lifted red berry fruit aromas of raspberries and cherries with subtle spice and herbaceous notes.


Summer fruit flavours extend onto the palate complemented by subtle spice notes from the oak.The mid weight palate is fresh and bright with a firm structure and long, savoury finish.

Cellaring Potential

Can be cellared from 3-5 years.

Food Matching

Our Pinot Noir will match well to sheep’s milk cheese as well as the traditional match of duck.

SA - Adelaide / Adelaide Hills
Grape Style
Pinot Noir
Closure Type
Screwcap closure

Winery Profile

5 Red Star Winery - James Halliday, Australian Wine Companion 2014

Nepenthe quickly established its reputation as a producer of high quality wines, but when founder Ed Tweddell died unexpectedly in 2006, the business was purchased by McGuigan Simeon the following year. The winery was closed in 09, and winemaking operations transferred to Australian Vintage, McGuigan Simeons principal SA winery. (The Nepenthe winery has since been purchased by Peter Leske and Mark Kozned, and provides contract winemaking services via their Revenir venture.) Nepenthe has over 100ha of close-planted vineyards spread over four vineyards in the Adelaide Hills, with an exotic array of varieties. Exports to the UK, the US and other major markets.James Halliday

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