Pahi Pinot Noir
This vintage is currently sold out.
From an exceptional single site on Te Muna Road, the estate grown Pahi Vineyard is an individual site selection Pinot Noir sourced from designated rows on the famed Martinborough Terrace.
CURRENT VINTAGE: 2021 Pahi Pinot Noir
The Pahi Vineyard is situated on Te Muna Road adjacent to the Escarpment Vineyard. Planted in 2003, the site possesses the same alluvial, free draining gravel soils which has made Martinborough famous. The fruit for this wine was hand-picked over two days with the final wine comprised of clones 114, 115, Cl5 and Abel, giving a diverse array of flavours and a unique expression. The fruit was open top fermented in traditional cuvees, using indigenous yeast and hand plunged just once a day, with a total vat time of 25 days. After pressing it was matured in 25% new French oak barriques for 20 months. Bottled without fining or filtration, promoting soft mouth feel and texture.
2021 Pahi Pinot Noir
- Alcohol 13.3%
- Total Dry extract 27.3 g/L
- pH 3.56
- Total Acid 5.2 g/L
- Residual sugar <1.0g/L
- Closure: Stelvin screw cap
96 Points: 2021 Vintage - Bob Campbell | March 2023
95 Points: 2020 Vintage - The Real Review | March 2022