Bright, deep garnet.
Perfumed bouquet of floral notes and dried herbs with both red and black fruits.
The structure is detailed and layered. This wine shows transparency and remains delicate despite its concentration.
Location – 45 degrees South
Low cropping estate grown grapes for this wine were hand harvested in April 2014 from Te Wairere vineyard in Lowburn, Central Otago.
2014 was cool with a very long ripening period and fruit reached optimum ripeness.
Glacial/fluvial gravel and silts.
15 year old vines
VSP (Vertical shoot positioning)
This Reserve Pinot Noir was processed by foot trampling 100% whole bunch grapes in open fermenter with wild yeasts and aged in French oak barrels for 12 months.
Will reward by cellaring 8-10 years.
Madeleine is the name of the second born daughter of our winemakers, Brook and Lucie Lawrence.
Alcohol : 13.5%
Acidity: 5.4 g/l