Quite simply one of the finest examples of Australian Pinot Noir we have come across. The dry grown grapes lay within the Piccadilly Valley region of the Adelaide Hills below the top of Mount Lofty. Resulting in the perfect cool climate environment for Pinot Noir to thrive. Add to this the mastery of Adelaide Hills pioneering head winemaker Stephen George and we are left with what legendary Australian wine writer James Halliday refers to as “the one Grand Cru of the state”.
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Ashton Hills Piccadilly Valley Pinot Noir 2017
Grape – Estate and non-estate Pinot noir
Region – Piccadilly Valley, Adelaide Hills, South Australia
Colour – Light cherry red
Nose – Floral with cherries and gentle spices
Palate – Sweet cherry, soft tannins, integrated spice and rosewater
Winemaker – Stephen George
Awards – 93 Points James Halliday, 17.5/20 Jancis Robinson, 91 Campbell Mattinson
Alcohol – 14%
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