Vintage 2021

Apollo Pinot Noir, Murdoch Hill

Murdoch Hill
Product Code: RH08ZZRC

Tasting Notes

A super-pretty floral nose with cranberry, redcurrant, violet and spice. Savoury with a developing thread of toasty oak and truffles, a silky texture and fine tannins.

Profile

Pinot Noir
13
AUSTRALIA
6
Screw Cap
Erinka Pty Ltd
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            [MediaNotes] => Halliday Wine Companion - 95 points	
The Winefront - 94 points	
James Suckling - 96 points	

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About this product +

Producer >

A range of authentic, sustainable wines that show the great character, elegance and finesse of the Adelaide Hills. Harriet first tasted these wines in situ in 2016. Michael is the fourth generation to farm this plot, but the first to put a unique stamp on the wines emerging. His approach is to make wines focussed on being honest to their origins and express creativity. He works to build freshness and vibrancy in the wines.  “I simply wanted to come home and make wine that shows a sense of place, something that is embedded in the European wine culture. This required moving in a more minimalistic winemaking approach utilising wild yeasts, gentle extraction techniques, reducing additions to show the purity of fruit, overall I wanted to make delicious drinkable wine styles that are”.

Winemaking >

Small quanities with about 135 dozen made. 100% Piccadilly fruit - single vineyard - 30 year old vines. French and Austrian oak over three barrel sizes with 45% new.

Awards +

Halliday Wine Companion - 95 points
The Winefront - 94 points
James Suckling - 96 points

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