Môrelig Vineyards

Matthew van Heerden Signature Pinot Noir 2018

£39.00
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  • Matthew van Heerden Signature Pinot Noir 2018 - Red Squirrel Wine

Môrelig Vineyards

Matthew van Heerden Signature Pinot Noir 2018

£39.00
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Red | Ready, but will improve | MVH Signature Wines | 2018 | South Africa > Western Cape > Elgin Valley | Pinot Noir | Medium Bodied, Dry | 12.5% abv

Matthew van Heerden comes from a long line of farmers in KwaZulu-Natal but moved to the Western Cape to study winemaking at Elsenburg and has since racked up more than fifteen vintages including stints as the winemaker at both Uva Mira in Stellenbosch as well as Iona in Elgin. In 2006, the IWSC named Matthew in the top 10 winemakers in the world and in 2011, he was named South African Young Winemaker of the Year. It is the cooler climes that have captivated him most, and he has perhaps the greatest experience of Elgin of any of the younger new wave of winemakers in South Africa.

This cool-climate Pinot Noir is hand-harvested early morning to preserve freshness in the grapes, which are gently pressed and fermented whole bunch, avoiding excessive oaking. Low-yielding vines give small bunches of flavoursome berries, giving a wine with perfumed notes of cherry, strawberry and raspberry that's complex, silky and with fine tannins.

160 bottle(s) available for next day delivery*

*If you need a bigger quantity and can wait a little bit longer please contact us and we shall do our utmost to squirrel out some extra bottles for you as soon as we can.