Monowai Winemaker's Selection Pinot Noir 2018 (12 x 750mL) Hawke's Bay, NZ

This specially selected blend was crafted from fruit harvested from low-yielding vines at optimum ripeness, gently crushed and chilled for a pre-fermentation cold soak to extract colour and fruit flavour, then warmed, inoculated with selected yeast and fermented over 7 days to dryness with a daily routine of traditional plunging to maximise tannin extraction. After pressing, the wine was matured for 18 months in predominantly French oak barrels.

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Monowai Winemaker's Selection Pinot Noir 2018 (12 x 750mL) Hawke's Bay, NZ

Monowai Winemaker's Selection Pinot Noir 2018 (12 x 750mL) Hawke's Bay, NZ

Lot No: 0002-2472581

This specially selected blend was crafted from fruit harvested from low-yielding vines at optimum ripeness, gently crushed and chilled for a pre-fermentation cold soak to extract colour and fruit flavour, then warmed, inoculated with selected yeast and fermented over 7 days to dryness with a daily routine of traditional plunging to maximise tannin extraction. After pressing, the wine was matured for 18 months in predominantly French oak barrels. (261683-10)

$0.75
per Bottle

$9
per package

Overview

This specially selected blend was crafted from fruit harvested from low-yielding vines at optimum ripeness, gently crushed and chilled for a pre-fermentation cold soak to extract colour and fruit flavour, then warmed, inoculated with selected yeast and fermented over 7 days to dryness with a daily routine of traditional plunging to maximise tannin extraction. After pressing, the wine was matured for 18 months in predominantly French oak barrels.

Region:
NZ - Hawke's Bay
State:
Imported
Country:
New Zealand

Winery Tasting Notes

Aroma - Aromas of ripe plum and dark berry fruits are complimented with a hint of spice and earthiness.

Palate - Smooth tannins support the flavours of dark cherry and spicy plum with hints of spice and brambles adding a layer of complexity. A delicate balance of acidity and tannin make this a wine which will age gracefully

Cellaring - This is a very approachable wine for drinking today but with enough structure and richness to develop with ageing

Food Matching - This intense Pinot Noir is a great match for venison steaks or roast duck.