Holm Oak `The Wizard` Pinot Noir 2017 (6 x 750mL), TAS.

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RRP $65

$54.99 per Bottle
$329.94 per case

Overview

Although we take a pretty natural approach with all of our wines, the approach to making this wine was for minimal intervention. This wine is slowly evolving to include more of the new clones of Pinot that we have planted over the past 10 years. In particular, the MV6 and 115 add structure and elegance respectively to our older D5V12 clone which still makes up the base of this wine. 30% whole bunches were included in the ferments which was done in small open top fermenters. The ferments were allowed to start naturally and were then hand plunged up to 5 times a day. The wine was then basket pressed directly to barrel. Whilst we make wine specifically for the Wizard starting at pruning time the previous year we also have barrel selection tasting to ensure we select only the best barrels. We did this in January of 2018 and 20 barrels (60% new oak, 40% 1 year old) were chosen for this wine. The wine stayed in oak for a further 4 months and was bottled in May 2018.

Region:
TAS - Tasmania
State:
Tasmania
Country:
Australia

Winery Tasting Notes

This is a beautiful, more structured style of Pinot noir. The complex and fragrant nose shows dark cherry and plum fruit characters, with some attractive spice and earthy characters. The palate is firm and savoury as a result of the whole bunch fermentation and new oak, but has lovely dark fruit characters which will continue to open up over time.

Goes well with venison

The lighter tannin structure and the earthy, spicy characters in our Pinot Noir make it a great match for the rich gamey flavours of venison.

Vintage
2017
Region
TAS - Tasmania
Grape Style
Pinot Noir
Closure Type
Screwcap closure
Alcohol
13.5%

Winery Profile

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Holm Oak is the labour of love of dynamic duo, Bec Duffy and her husband Tim Duffy. Since 2006 they have followed their dream of crafting delicious expressions of cool-climate Tasmanian wines. Bec is the winemaker and Tim is viticulturist. Their complementary skills provide a vision to produce delicious wines that reflect their home, Tasmania’s pristine Tamar Valley, and their own personalities – honest, down to earth, genuine and authentic.

Rebecca Duffy - Winemaker

Rebecca is a qualified winemaker with 20 years of experience including vintages in McLaren Vale, Coonawarra, Napa Valley and Western Australia. Prior to launching Holm Oak, she most recently worked as senior winemaker at Capel Vale Wines in WA. 

Tim Duffy - Viticulturalist

Tim is a third-generation grape grower and an agronomist with extensive viticultural experience. He was born and bred in Nyah, near Swan Hill in Victoria, and his family have a long and successful viticultural history.

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