2017
BAILLIEU

Baillieu Pinot Noir

The warmth & sunshine of this exclusive site produces pinot noir of exceptional quality. The spicy dark cherry bouquet leads to a rich fruit driven palate of sweet plums & dried herbs. The gentle touch of French oak adds complexity and structure on the fine earthy finish.

$40 Bottle

$480 Dozen

$40.00 Bottle

$480.00 Dozen

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VARIETY

Pinot Noir

REGION

Mornington Peninsula

HARVESTED

27th March 2017

PLANTED

1998

ALCOHOL

13% Vol

COLOUR

Deep burgundy

BOUQUET

Aromas of spicy dark cherry

WINEMAKER

Geraldine McFaul at Willow Creek vineyard

PALATE

The full fruit driven palate shows rich dark plums & dried herbs. The gentle touch of French oak adds complexity and structure on the fine earthy finish.

VINTAGE

2017 was marked by a wet and cold flowering period resulting in tiny crops. The harvest itself was relatively late compared to preceding vintages, so picking was during the very mild and sunny autumn. The berries show intense perfume and great flavour which has produced exceptional balanced wines.

WINEMAKING

The warmth & sunshine of this exclusive site produces pinot noir of exceptional quality.  Hand harvested on 27th March. The fruit was destemmed, and commenced fermentation naturally after four days’ cool maceration. A further two weeks was spent on skins prior to pressing to barrel for malolactic fermentation and maturation. The wine was racked once in Spring and bottled on 28th February 2018.