Tohu Whenua Awa Single Vineyard Pinot Noir

Tohu Wines is the world’s first Māori-owned wine company, which created ranges of award-winning, premium quality New Zealand wines that encapsulate their terroir and tūrangawaewae, their sense of place. Each range has been crafted with aroha (love) and is a gift from their land.

“We are Tangata Whenua – People of the land, intrinsically connected to our whenua that we protect, nurture and love.”

Whenua Awa, the Upper Awatere Valley vineyard, is one of these special sites and rich in history.
This single vineyard best expresses the uniqueness of this place and the relationship within it.

For more info, visit Tohu website.

VARIETALS
100% Pinot Noir

VINTAGE
2017

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Description

TECHNICAL DATA
Alcohol 13%
Total acidity 5.2 g/l
pH 3.93

APPEARANCE
Bright ruby colour with garnet hue.

NOSE
Intense ripe dark fruit aromas ,underlined with bright florals and harmonious spicy oak notes.

PALATE
Intense flavours of red and dark fruits balanced with soft, silky tannins, result from this unfined and unfiltered Pinot Noir.
Complex and elegantly structured.

AGEING
Fermented in French oak with the final blend left to settle a few months before being bottled without fining or filtration.

PAIRING
Light enough to pair with a grilled salmon pasta, but it will also compliment rich red meats.

RATINGS

91pts 

 

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