Bright ruby red color with intense bouncy cherry and raspberry aromas along with woofs of aromatic violet and blossom perfumes. You just want to pour it all over yourself. On the palate, dense luxurious fruit is displayed with embracing tannins for a long finish.
"The lucky number - my gambling number. Chinese lucky number, the ongoing eternity symbol and a snake in a knot - No8 is the gamble. Pinot is a hard variety to classify, with everyone having an opinion on what it should be - I can eliminate what it shouldn't be but the rest is a gamble.
It's prepared to show you it's blemishes and is obvious in its character. If you try to change him he'll fall apart. A critical stage in the style of Pinot is removing it from the vineyard; this decision is based on feel and frustration."