Why Pinot Noir is the Devil’s wine

“God made Cabernet Sauvignon whereas the devil made Pinot Noir”

 – Andre Tchelistcheff. Winemaker
 
Attack of the clones: A Pinot Noir masterclass. 22nd of October 2016. 11am-12.30pm in the Barrel Hall at Helen’s Hill. Book: info@helenshill.com.au

Imagine a drink so wickedly good, so elusive and complex it defies understanding. You are probably thinking about Pinot Noir, a […]

By |September 6th, 2016|events, News & Events, wine, Wine Articles|0 Comments

Reserve Release Pinot Noir – Expressing single clones.

Helen’s Hill Reserve Pinot Noir release – October 2015

We are extremely pleased to announce the release of our Reserve “single clone’ Pinot Noir range, available through cellar door and through our e shop in October 2015.  The ‘Range View’ and ‘Old Block’ will be the first two of a four part series dedicated to capturing […]

By |October 6th, 2015|Uncategorized, wine|0 Comments

Introducing EnVie

True to our single vineyard philosophy here at Helen’s Hill Estate, we are extremely proud to
announce the arrival of our 2015 Vintage Blanc de Noir Sparkling – En Vie! Capturing a vibrant strawberry and cream character with hints of orange blossom, citrus and a slight biscuit note, the wine is light and luscious on the pallet […]

By |July 29th, 2015|wine|0 Comments

From the Tasting Bench: En Vie Blanc de Noir and Ingram Road Pinot Grigio 2015

En Vie Blanc de Noir

It was a little bit of dubious anticipation that I cracked open of a bottle of our recently released En Vie bubbles. Have revamped the old Ingram Rd packaging and given the wine it’s very own name and substantially increased the amount of Pinot Noir that goes into the bottle. Have […]

By |July 29th, 2015|wine|0 Comments

Breachley Block 2014 Reviews

2014 Breachley Block is looking fantastic. We released it a couple of months ago and it has already been turning heads! Here are a few of the great reviews we have received so far. The wine drinks beautifully now but will also reward you with a couple of years in the cellar. Order on-line or […]

By |July 29th, 2015|news, reviews, wine|0 Comments

A New Look For Ingram Road

Ingram Road is a brand we are extremely proud of at Helen’s Hill.  The wines are exceptional value considering the quality, care and thought that goes into making them. We are pleased to announce, after much feedback and ongoing discussion with our customers and distributors as well as within the Helen’s Hill family, Ingram Road […]

By |June 30th, 2015|news, wine|0 Comments

2015 Vintage Report

Finally the weather gods and our hard work renovating the vineyard came together and we can thankfully say that our 2015 vintage will go down in the history pages as a fantastic vintage.

Over the last 6 vintages we have endured heat waves and fires (2009) almost flood conditions (2011) and extraordinarily bad weather during flowering (2014). All of these […]

By |June 1st, 2015|Vintage reports, wine, winemaking|0 Comments

Helen’s Hill Breachley block review

Our 2013 Helen’s Hill Breachley Block Chardonnay recently received a great review from James Halliday. He gave it an outstanding 95 points – fantastic news for us!

Halliday made the following comments about our chardonnay:

“Estate-grown and hand-picked; wild yeast barrel fermentation, then lees stirred; coupled with the relatively early picking, the approach has worked very well, […]

By |June 13th, 2014|reviews, wine|0 Comments

Ingram Road 2013 Pinot Noir is here!

Here’s some good news for the middle of the week: we’ve officially released our 2013 Ingram Road Pinot Noir. This wine has flavours of strawberry and cherry running through it, with undertones of gaminess. If you think it sounds delicious, you’d be right – we’ve tried it here at cellar door a few times!

As you […]

By |June 4th, 2014|vineyard, wine|0 Comments

2014 Vintage Report

What can we tell you about the 2014 vintage? Good things come in small packages, I guess! With the late arrival of summer and the cold, wet flowering season we were always expecting a small harvest. Bud burst was even and it looked like a great start to the season however the gloomy cold and […]

By |May 21st, 2014|vineyard, wine|0 Comments