Nepenthe Charleston Pinot Noir 2004

Pinot Noir from South Australia, Australia

$23.99
Item No. 90148
  • red wine
  • screw cap wine
  • JH89

Winemaker's Notes

A majority of the fruit for the Charleston Pinot Noir is sourced from our estate vineyards at Lenswood. All fruit is handpicked and rapidly transferred to the winery, where it is destemmed without crushing. Fermenters receive 10 – 30% whole bunches. Time on skins is 10 – 20 days. The wine spends 10 months in new to 6 year old French oak barriques, malo-latic fermentation occurs spontaneously.

Color: Bright, cherry red

Bouquet: Lifted fragrant nose of cherries, rhubarb, spice and a hint of earthiness. Palate: The palate echoes the nose, with a full savoury mid palate structured by gentle dry tannins.

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Nepenthe: described by Homer in The Odyssey as an Egyptian herbal drink so powerful that it eases grief and banishes sorrow from the mind. Up here in the cool heights of the Adelaide Hills, Nepenthe produces some soul reposing potions of their own: uncompromising wines of outstanding quality and internationally recognised distinction. Wines that, strangely enough, have been...

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The majority of wines from Australia come from this state. Home to the red wine regions of McLaren Vale, Coonawarra and Barossa Valley, South Australia produces some of the finest red wines of the country, and some say in the world. White wines gain their reputation from the distinctive Rieslings of Clare Valley.

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Pinot Noir(PEE-noh nwahr) Pinot Noir is a finicky grape. It only grows in the right climate, with the right soils and the right care. Perhaps because it is so difficult is why it is so loved. Pinot Noir hails from Burgundy, a region known for crafting the most collectible and sought-after wines from this varietal. Not only does Pinot reign in Burgundy, it is also...

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