2018 Australian & New Zealand Boutique Wine Awards.
Trophy – Best Wine of Show
Trophy – Best Red Wine of Show
Trophy – Best Pinot Noir of Show
Trophy – Best Estate Grown and Produced Wine
Home Hill Winery is nestled in the picturesque Huon Valley, The Huon Valley sits on the same degree of latitude as Bordeaux in France (albeit forty-three degrees south of the equator rather than north). These regions share a similar climate, with winters featuring fog, frost and snow, and an abundance of spring rain. This allows for the slow ripening of fruit during warm months and the perfect conditions for cool climate wine to be produced.
This estate grown pinot noir has intense aromas of cherries, red berry fruits, strawberries and cream, savoury spice. A small amount of whole bunch fermentation was used, giving the palate an elegant complexity and finely textured tannins.
“Deep red-purple, excellent colour; the bouquet is fresh and bold, intense and ripe with black-cherry and spice notes, the palate medium-full bodied and rich, fruit-sweet and fleshy, with loads of charm. Tannins are soft and harmonious. An excellent pinot and great value. (four trophies, 2018 A-NZ Boutique Wine Awards)” – 95 Points Huon Hooke