Church Road Grand Reserve Pinot Noir 2022 750ml


Church Road Grand Reserve Pinot Noir 2022 750ml

A deep, dark, ruby hue in the glass. The nose is firm, leading with raspberry, black cherry, damson, elderberry, Campari – then violets, thyme and bay leaf follow through. Medium to full-bodied. Plush, and smooth, but with an energy and racy acidity that surges through to the layered, sweet-fruited core.

On the palate, it’s concentrated, intense even, and spiced with cinnamon, vanilla and cocooned in a generous dollop of toasty oak. Fine, tight-knit, but supple tannins. Develops well in the glass – some mineral, coffee grounds earthiness – finding a little nettle and bark, that hints at some ripe whole bunch winemaking. The finish is polished, glossy-textured and mile-long.

Alc: 13.5%

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