Muddy Water Slowhand Pinot Noir-Wine-Wineseeker
$76.50

Muddy Water Slowhand Pinot Noir

Deep red cherry colour with a nose of lifted florals, blue and black berries, spice and rich plum. The palate is sensual and textual. Initial restrained power unfolds and build to a long and lively length with integrated tannins and savoury French oak.
Winemaker Notes
Slowhand is an iron fist in a velvet glove; it delivers great power yet is seamless and smooth. The late-ripening fruit is full of heady plum and blueberry characters, and the textural and length elements are exemplary – the feel of velvet and persistence is unrivalled. Slowhand is our rarest Pinot Noir; it's not made every year and is made in small batches only.

The fruit is hand-picked in early morning to allow for natural cold soaking. Typically this block is destemmed entirely although in some years we might use a little whole bunch. The fruit is inspected in the field and sorted a second time by winery crew to select only the most perfectly ripe fruit. Fermentation is kicked off by naturally occurring wild yeast. Our small fermenters are hand plunged daily before a gentle pressing to French oak barrels. The final product is bottled without need for fining or filtration.

Region
  • New Zealand
  • New Zealand - Canterbury
Style
  • Organic
  • Red Wine
Varietal
  • Pinot Noir

Shipping Options / Costs

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Shipping Option Per Box  Cost
Pick up in store All Free
Ship to: Local Wellington Region (*) Up to 12 bottles $2.50
Ship to: Rest of New Zealand Up to 12 bottles $6.00
Ship to: Rural Deliveries Up to 12 bottles Add + $4.50
Ship to: Waiheke Island Up to 12 bottles Add + $12.00
(*) Local Wellington includes Wellington City, Hutt City and Porirua City. 

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