A delicate perfumed nose, with raspberry, christmas cake and candied citrus peel. The palate showing plum fruit and red berries, with warm spice notes.
Will develop more complexity with bottle age. Benefits from a little time to open in bottle.
Drinking: Ready to drink at release or cellar for up to 5 years.
Alcohol: 12.5% alc/vol
Release: Winter 2019
100% Basket Range Pinot Noir grapes.
Hand-made by Candice and Frewin at their small winery in Carey Gully.
Grapes hand-picked & gently destemmed retaining whole berries with 25% whole bunches.
Cold soaked prior to wild fermentation in an open-top tank, gentle hand plunge only, then pressed to barrel once dry.
Matured for 10 months in 100% French oak, 15% new oak.
Wild ferment, unfined, unfiltered, vegan.
Bottled February 2018, 150 dozen produced.
The Broderick Vineyard is owned and organically farmed (uncertified) by the Broderick family – Phil & Mary, with their sons Louis & Sholto.
Site location: Basket Range – Adelaide Hills
Map coordinates: -34.930604, 138.778963
Clones: 50% MV6, 50% 777
Elevation: 440 meters
Aspect: East facing
Harvest: 26th March 2017
Soil: Rocky with sandstone and quartz through clay.