Lowestoft La Maison Pinot Noir 2021

Lowestoft La Maison Pinot Noir 2021

Lowestoft La Maison Pinot Noir 2021

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Recognised at the Melbourne Royal Wine Awards 2021 and the National Wine Show 2022 as Australia’s best Pinot Noir

Lowestoft Winery's Unique Approach: Lowestoft, located in the esteemed wine region of Tasmania, is celebrated for its dedication to producing exceptional Pinot Noir. The winery's philosophy revolves around a deep respect for the terroir and a commitment to expressing the inherent qualities of the grape. Their approach combines traditional winemaking techniques with a focus on showcasing the purity and elegance of Tasmanian wines, particularly evident in the La Maison Pinot Noir.

The 2021 Vintage and Tasmanian Influence: The La Maison Pinot Noir 2021 is a reflection of Tasmania's ideal cool-climate conditions, which are perfect for cultivating Pinot Noir grapes. The region's climate, marked by cool temperatures and a long growing season, allows the grapes to develop intense flavors and a balanced acidity. This vintage showsthe the characteristic finesse and complexity of Tasmanian Pinot Noir, with a focus on fruit purity and a subtle use of oak.

Appearance: Features a vibrant ruby color, indicative of its youth and varietal expression.

Aroma: The bouquet offers an enticing array of aromas, including ripe red berries, cherries, and a hint of earthiness, complemented by delicate floral notes and a touch of spice.

Taste: On the palate, the wine displays a graceful balance of red fruit flavors, such as raspberry and cherry, intertwined with nuances of herbs and a gentle earthy undertone. The tannins are silky and well-integrated, adding to the wine's elegant structure.

Finish: The finish is smooth and lingering, with a persistent aftertaste of the wine’s refined fruit flavors and subtle complexities.

Food Pairings:

  1. Truffle Gnocchi with Wild Fungi, Provolone, Parsley, Cavolo Nero, and Garlic Butter Sugo: The Pinot Noir's earthy and fruity notes will beautifully complement the rich flavors of the truffle and wild fungi, while its smooth tannins will pair well with the creamy textures of the dish.

  2. Shrimp and Scallop Tortellini with Napoli Butter Sugo, Sage, Baby Swiss Chard, and Chilli Shallot Oil: The wine's vibrant acidity and red fruit profile will enhance the delicate seafood flavors, balancing the richness of the butter sugo and the aromatic herbs.

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Tasting notes from our sommeliers:

A regular Pinot of the Year recipient. Intense fruit, refreshing acidity, plum, red cherry, spice.

Country: Australia | Region: Tasmania

Winemaker: Lowestoft | Vintage: 2021

Style: Red | Variety: Pinot Noir

Primary Flavours: Red Cherry, Leather, and Blackberry

Acidity: 4.0 | Sweetness: 1.0 | Tannin: 2.0 | Body: 3.0 | Alcohol: 2.0

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