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Zonte's Footstep Dawn Patrol Adelaide Hills Pinot Noir (6-pack) 2017
  • 2 Gold, 3 Silver, 92 points James Halliday
  • Elegant Pinot Noir from the Adelaide Hills
  • Prominent red cherries and plum flavours

Zonte's Footstep Dawn Patrol Adelaide Hills Pinot Noir (6-pack) 2017 x6

  2 GOLD

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Rated 92 points by James Halliday, who writes: Hand-picked, 70% crushed and fermented, 30% whole-berry fermented, transferred to barrel at 3-4 degrees baume to complete primary fermentation, matured in French oak (10% new) for 8-10 months. A spicysavoury pinot, part derived from completion of the primary ferment in barrel. Well made, the palate with attractive savouryearthyspicy flavours running through to a long finish.
Product Code: RX5537


2 Gold, 3 Silver

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Enjoy with your favourite grilled meat dishes.


French and American oak barrels (new and seasoned).


Deepish red with a healthy tinge of purple hue.


Dark cherry aromas, rich and ripe, fruit-driven with abundant spice, nettle characters.


Entry: Red cherries and plum are to the fore followed by some subtle hints of fresh rocket and anise. Middle Palate: Medium-bodied driven by cherry again hints of strawberry sasparila root and dried oregano. After Palate: Damson plums and cinnamon kick in with notes of cedar-like flavours and tannins. Finish: Long after-taste of ripe red cherriesplums, subtle anise and spicy cedar notes. Absolutely delicious. In Summary: Dawn Patrol Pinot Noir can be the first glass you have... and not your last. A true expression of Pinot Noir procured from the Adelaide Hills in all it's fruitful glory.


Our Pinot Noir comes from one of the finest cool-climate vineyards located in the Adelaide HIlls. The soils in this vineyard are ancient; research estimates the soils are 1800 million years old, mostly gravel with limestonecalcium silicates and ferrous pebbles spread throughout. Hand-pruned, harvested and made it is our holotype for Pinot Noir. Whole bunches of hand-selected and picked in the cool of the early morning dawn. Destemmed without crushing the fruit. 30% of this was whole cluster fermented, whike the remaining fruit was crushed and went through traditional open fermentation with 30 day extended skin contact. These parcels were racked into 30% new and seasoned French oak hogsheadsto mature and take on character for seven months. The wine was then bottled without fining or filtration so that the true expression of the vineyard shines through with artisianal winemaking to add complexity.

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