Hanging Rock Winery - Macedon Ranges Pinot Noir
The Macedon Ranges is arguably Australia's coldest grape growing region. It is cold by world viticultural standards, producing wines that have a lot in common with the cooler regions of France and New Zealand and bearing little similarity to those of the warmer parts of Australia where this variety is often grown.
The Macedon Ranges is very well regarded for its Pinot Noir. The warmer nature of the 2018 vintage means that the wine has has a generosity and bredth to it whilst also having great up front fruit charecters. Being a Macedon Ranges wine it also has great structure and length.
The wine was fermented in open fermenters, pigaged twice a day and then spent 12 months in a mixture of new and old french oak. The fruit comes from Hanging Rock Winery's Newham vineyard 'The Jim Jim' Vineyard.
Colour: Deep plum with a brick red hue.
Nose: A mixture of lifted floral aromas with a hint of cedar and cloves.
Palate: This wine shows layers of complexity. It has both delicate fruit flavours mixed with deep rich complex flavours and a smooth texture layered with silky tannins and refreshing acid. This combination with make sure that this wine will live for a long time.