Gower Pinot Noir - 2018 - Brendon Keys
A complex nose of morello cherry, musk, undergrowth, and white pepper... Palate: beautiful tannic structure, and fine balance between power and finesse! This audacious New World cuvée could easily compete with a number of great Burgundy Pinots!
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Degree of alcohol
- 12.5 %
- To drink from
- 2020 to 2025
A 100% Pinot Noir cuvée from vines planted at 300 metres altitude in the village of Lenswood, in southeast Australia. The grapes are harvested by hand, followed by one month of carbonic maceration in whole bunches with indigenous yeasts, gentle pressing, 10 months of maturation in four French oak barrels, one of which is new, with neither filtering nor fining, and finally bottled in December 2017 with just a micro-dose of sulphur.
Brendon Keys may have the look of an overgrown teenage skateboarder, but don’t be fooled – this is a vigneron to be taken seriously! Straight out of New Zealand, Brendon first developed his sensibility as a chef before falling into the barrel... or rather the cement egg – a vessel which he particularly values for the purity and richness it brings to his wines. After studying oenology back in...All wines
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