First Creek Wines is a family owned and operated winery based in the Hunter Valley NSW, Australia’s oldest wine producing region. Our talented and highly acclaimed team of winemakers have been crafting wines of exceptional regional quality since 1996. Greg Silkman – CEO and Winemaker, Liz Silkman – Chief Winemaker, Shaun Silkman – Chief Operating Officer and their team consistently make wines that highlight the great diversity of styles from the Hunter Valley, as well as examples from other wine regions. First Creek’s emphasis on careful fruit selection and rigorous attention to detail throughout the winemaking process has produced a range of wines that appeal to both critics and consumers alike
Botanica is a range of wines emphasising a clean and ecological approach to fruit selection, combined with a ‘hands off’ approach in the winery. We let the fruit speak for itself.
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Grape – 100% Tumbarumba Pinot Noir
Region – Tumbarumba, New South Wales
Colour – Medium cherry red
Nose – Earthy nose, with subtle sour cherries and spices
Palate – Juicy cherries and uplifting strawberries with pleasant acidity towards the backend. Drink now! Cracking Value
Winemaker – Liz Jackson
Alcohol – 14.5%
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