The combination of the region's highest and oldest Pinot Noir vines and a very cool season - we picked three weeks later than 2020 - has resulted in pitch perfect phenolic and tannin ripeness, with plenty of Scary Gully spice on the nose.
Vineyards: Scary Gully, Forest Range
Vine age: 38 years
Clones: MV6, D5V12, Pommard
Aspects: South-east and south-west facing.
Soils: Quartz rubble over siltstone, sandstone and clay.
Farming: Organic (not certified)
Vinification: 20% whole cluster open top fermentation for three weeks followed by eight months in French oak barriques, 15% new. Bottled under Diam cork, sealed with wax.
TA: 5.1 g/L
Production: 190 dozen