Ten Miles East Pinot Noir 2015 - Adelaide Hills, South Australia

Ten Miles East Pinot Noir 2015 - Adelaide Hills, South Australia


The Story

Ten Miles East is a small family winery started by winemakers Taiita and James Champniss. Taiita’s family purchased a property in the Norton Summit Valley that was formerly an apple orchard and cider factory and then planted seven different grape varieties in the early 2000s. Taiita and James officially started Ten Miles East in 2013 and currently produce wines from their estate grown fruit from varieties including Arneis, Saperavi, Syrah, Riesling, Pinot Noir and Sauvignon Blanc. Since then, they have spent many years carefully taking care of their vines that were specifically chosen to the site’s microclimate and soils. Their winemaking approach is minimal, with as little intervention as possible. The grapes ferment with wild yeast and they let the process take as much time as needed with large amounts of additives avoided. Their wines are made in very small batches with a focus on texture and experimentation. 

M+Q Notes

A beautiful translucent b right red and crimson hue. Aromas of violets, strawberries and cherries with a little herbal spice and delicate cedar. This a lighter style Pinot and deliciously savour. Red cherries, spice and a touch of raspberry. The tannins are velvety with a a long aftertaste of wild cherry.

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