Tasting Note: Vegan friendly. A generous and easy drinking Pinot Vibrant and lively wine with forest floor notes on the nose, along with strawberries and cranberry. Subtle notes of raspberry and rose petal mesh with vanilla bean pod and spicy oak. Bright cherry notes backed by a crunchy acidity and fine tannin base. Hints of red berry fruits and a distinct savoury touch give this wine a complex varietal character with long length of flavour.
Food Matching: Antipasto or Peking Duck make a great pairing with this wine.
Vineyard: Duxton Vineyards currently has 2,334 hectares of vineyard plantings (2nd largest in Australia) producing approximately 70,000 tonnes of grapes annually (5% of national production). Duxton Vineyards seeks to assist in reversing agriculture’s adverse contribution to Australia’s environment by applying regenerative farming practices to the land it operates. The techniques used improves soil health and increases biodiversity on farm, this care and thought is followed through with the careful crafting of this wine.
Vinification: Fruit was harvested early in the morning to avoid the heat. It was cold pressed and once the juice had naturally settled it was racked then fermented cool (12°C) for the next 12 days.