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2009 Pooley Butchers Hill Pinot Noir

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Description

Pooley Butchers Hill Pinot Noir is from the Belmont vineyard, Richmond. This is the fourth vintage from this vineyard and is bright and lively.

Overlooking the Coal River Valley and historic Richmond Village, the vineyard is on the side of Butchers Hill, facing north to capture the sun all day. The soils are well drained dolomite with limestone underlayer. The Butchers Hill vines were planted in 2003 and have yielded good crops.

Enjoy this exciting  Pinot Noir – it has a long life ahead.

Winemaking Notes

Awards

  • People's Choice Trophy – 2012 Tasmanian Wine Show
  • Rock Perpetual Trophy for Champion Wine of Show – 2011 National Cool Climate Wine Show
  • Bathurst Beefsteak & Burgundy Perpetual Trophy for Champion Dry Red Table Wine – 2011 National Cool Climate Wine Show
  • Champion Pinot Noir – 2011 National Cool Climate Wine Show
  • Gold Medal – 2012 Rutherglen Wine Show

Wine Characteristics

Colour Medium Burgundy with violet rim
Nose Intense raspberry and strawberry fruits followed closely by notes of dried stalks, vanilla pod, eastern spices
Palate Big confident, complex and mouth-filling. Ripe and juicy black plums, raspberries and cherries on the front palate follow through to flavors of cooked rhubarb, black earth, and textural tannins
The Grape Pinot Noir
Alc/vol 13.8%
Cellaring A beautiful drink now but will get better until at least 2022
Serve With Pork, red meats and game.

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