Helen’s Hill Estate – Pinot Noir 2013 review

I am often asked why we call the Helen’s Hill Pinot Noir “Long Walk”. The reasoning is quite simple. Most of the fruit (approximately 70%) is taken from our main Pinot Noir block which is around 8.5 hectares in total size and consists of 70 rows each 532 metres in length. So if you go […]

By |March 26th, 2014|vineyard, wine, winemaking|0 Comments

Some of our pinot noir clones

I often get asked at cellar door why do we have so many different Pinot Noir clones. The answer is quite simple really – because these clones allow us to make a better Pinot Noir. The pinot noir grapevine is genetically very unstable, so there are literally hundreds of naturally occurring variants referred to as […]

By |December 19th, 2013|wine|0 Comments