Spanish Portuguese German Dutch Italian English French Home
Deligogo Home

You are here:
  • Australia and South Pacific
  • New Zealand
Make a selection, then click "Search"



Sell your art!

Vacaza

Vacaza Deluxe







Hinton Hill Country Pinot Noir 2008 (#1840)

- Enlarge Photos -
Hinton Estate Vineyard
Category:Red
Region:Central Otago City:Alexandra
Price:N/A (EUR) Minimum:N/A
Organic:Yes Certified:Yes
Free Range:No Additives:No

Shipping
Domestic:N/A International:N/A
In Stock:Yes Delivery Time:N/A
Size:N/A Weight:N/A kgs
 

 

Tasting notes:
Another rich ruby red vintage with silky tannins, good length and a generous aftertaste. It is a medium bodied wine with hints of delicious savoury oak and just a touch of spice. A very approachable Pinot Noir with sweet spicy aromas.
Winemaker's notes:
This wine has been specifically made to be more approachable,while still young and fresh. During the fermentation process great care was taken with temperature control to ensure only lighter smoother tannins were extracted from the skins.
Likewise the wine was only stored in French oak barrels for 8 months rather than the usual 12 to ensure the oak flavours in the wine were not overpowering. These measures have combined to create a very smooth elegant Pinot Noir.

Hinton Estate Vineyard was established by the family that has grown premium fruit in Central Otago, New Zealand for the last five generations. The vineyard is located in Earnscleugh, near Alexandra, high above the orchards on steep north-facing slopes in well drained schist soils.

The Hintons planted Pinot Noir in 1999 as well as a small trial plot of Merlot. The first vinatge of Pinot Noir was produced in 2002. The family has, however, had some involvement with grapes prior to the recent plantings.

Table-grapes were grown for decades in a glasshouse "vinery" from the 1930's onwards. An experimental plot of vines planted outside in the 1940's was abandoned - one of the reasons being the difficulties brought about by the, at the time, uncontrollable rabbit plague.

Central Otago has a unique microclimate well suited to growing the notoriously complex Pinot Noir grape variety.

The Hintons have since planted more Pinot Noir along with Pinot Gris, Riesling, Viogner and Gewürztraminer.

Email Hinton Estate Vineyard

Your  Name:        Your  Email:  
Your  Message:
CAPTCHA Image Type Code Here: - Reload Image -

Tell A Friend About This Listing

Your  Name: Language:
Friend's  Name:       Friend's  Email:

Guestbook

If you have experienced this and would like to review it, click here.
 
Reviewer:June 14, 2010 -
Rating:

Find us on Twitter
 

Page Views: 2059

Google Map

Airports/TransportActivitiesAttractionsCultureDining
EntertainmentHealth/WellnessNatureShoppingArt/Craft

Blogs

January 8, 2010 - What are Grower Champagnes and why you should try them.
Jiles Halling, UK’s leading Champagne host
 
August 4, 2010 - Profile: Douro Family Estates - The history of a pioneering project in the Douro
For the first time in the history of the Alto Douro wine region, four estates have joined forces to create a company to market the...
 
January 24, 2011 - M.Chapoutier Australia Trophy for Best Shiraz at Concours des Vins du Victoria awarded to Harcourt Valley Vineyards
Guillaume Jourdan, Brand awareness and improve brand image by building cust...
 
July 6, 2010 - Champagne Labels - It's All Back To Front (short version)
Jiles Halling, UK’s leading Champagne host
 
June 10, 2010 - Deligogo Wine Tastings Tours in South Africa
Deligogo Wine Tastings Tours in South Africa Enjoying the wine lands of South Africa's Cape is simplicity itself. Whether you are gouging half a day from a crowded business visit, or on vacation, from Cape Town you can easily visit wineries and taste the liquid sun of the area. These wine lands o...
 

Producer  |  Agent  |  Login  |  Advertise  |  Contact  |  Free registration  |  Affiliates
Privacy Policy  |  Disclaimer  |  Information Leaflet
Sitemap | Copyright © 2008. | Custom web design firm: WebTY's | Supplier