Gower Pinot Noir - 2020 - Brendon Keys
A light-coloured robe and a deep, complex nose: pine, forest floor, mushrooms, and a touch of sherry. The palate has structure and great length, with notes of maple leaves and cocoa, and a touch of salinity on the finish. A dynamic wine with perfectly integrated tannins.
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Degree of alcohol
- 12 %
- To drink from
- 2023 to 2028
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 2020 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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