White Knuckle Hill Pinot Noir 2013
A truly ripe, bright, structured, powerful yet brooding wine with concentrated fruit, spice, char and super fine tannis. There are ripe deep-red fruits, orange rind, fennel seeds and feral tones along with a darker savoury mineral edge and an underlying mineral streak.
This delicious blend of sophistication is a slice of our seabed (just a lick of saline on the finish) and has old world perfume that alludes to the potential of this site and the wine's longevity. Great ageing potential, small production.
Showing plenty of personality, the 2013 vintage (4.5*) was matured in French oak barriques (20 per cent new). Ruby-hued, with a hint of maturity, it is very savoury, with mouthfilling body, dense, ripe cherry, plum and spice flavours, good tannin support, and excellent complexity and length.
Michael Cooper Buyers Guide 2020
92 points Ranked #1 of 18 Pinot Noirs by Bob Campbell