Vintage 2022

Collectables Pinot Noir, Walnut Block

Tindall
Product Code: WB04ZZRC

Tasting Notes

A vibrant bouquet of ripe red fruits with underlying earthy tonesand subtle spicy oak. The palate displays layers of delicate fruit and savoury characters, balanced with gentle acidity and fine tannins. A very stylish and appealing Pinot Noir.

Profile

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            [Notes1] => A vibrant bouquet of ripe red fruits with underlying earthy tonesand subtle spicy oak. The palate displays layers of delicate fruit and savoury characters, balanced with gentle acidity and fine tannins. A very stylish and appealing Pinot Noir.			
			
			
			

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About this product +

Producer >

Lynley Sowman (née Tindall) reckons we are long lost cousins and as she too has Viking roots we are bound to be related. From the same stable as Walnut Block, Tindall is a single vineyard project of 22 hectares situated in Rapaura, north west of Blenheim in the heart of Marlborough. The shallow, well-drained soils are primarily made up of a stony alluvium with some silty loam and clay. Given Clyde and Nigel Sowman’s dedication to organic viticulture, the Tindall vineyard is farmed in the same manner. The wines are made under the guidance of the acclaimed winemaker, Dr. John Forrest are fermented in stainless steel tanks to emphasise the aromatics and purity of the Sauvignon Blanc grape.

Viticulture >

First planted in 1996 the Walnut Block vineyards lie in the Wairau Valley in Marlborough. The soils are made up of alluvial deposits, from an ancient river bed that flowed between the mountainous borders of the valley, over a free-draining, stony subsoil. The region benefits from high sunshine hours and a temperate climate. The Pinot Noir vines for this wine are grown on trellises, in a European style high density planting using top quality Burgundy clones. During the growing season, the shoots are thinned to ensure good air movement within the canopy and green harvesting may be carried out to ensure good ripening and development of flavours and tannin. The farming is organic and harvesting is done by hand.

Winemaking >

"Certified Organic by BioGro New Zealand. Grown in European style high density planting using top quality Burgundy clones. Shoot and fruit thinned to ensure good ripening and development of flavours and tannin. Our commitment to organics allow the vineyard’s unique characters to be expressed due to less outside influences such as sprays and fertilizers. Depth of flavour and mouthfeel improves as the vines become more self-sufficient and naturally balanced."

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