2018 Hughes&Hughes Pinot Noir
Our 2018 Pinot brings together fruit from vineyards in the Derwent and Coal River Valley, predominantly whole berry, 10% whole bunch, R71 (75%) and natural (25%) yeast, pressed to and matured in oak for 5 months. Bottled unfined and unfiltered
2018 Hughes&Hughes “15% Whole Bunch” Pinot Noir
Sourced from a single vineyard in the Derwent Valley, one puncheon from MV6, two puncheons from the mixed clone ‘home’ block, naturally fermented with 15% whole bunches in barrels, no plunging or pump overs, pressed to and matured in oak, 33% new, for 7 months. Bottled unfined and unfiltered. 1848 bottles produced.
2018 Hughes&Hughes “Pied de Cuve” Pinot Noir
Sourced from a single vineyard in the D’entrecasteaux Channel, a natural yeast starter was prepared in the vineyard a week prior to harvest, it was placed at the ‘foot of the tank’ (translation) and covered with 100% whole bunches. Lightly foot stomped after one and two weeks, then pressed after three weeks to oak. Matured for 9 months with 33% new oak. Bottled unfined and unfiltered. 888 bottles produced.