Thorne & Daughters Copper Pot Pinot Noir 2022
Region: Western Cape, South Africa
Bottle size: 75cl
Grape: Pinot Noir
The 2021 vintage is perfumed and elegant with aromas of rose, redcurrants and wild herbs. On the palate, fine-grained tannins and juicy acidity are coupled with well-defined notes of nutmeg and red plum.
The fruit for the 'Copper Pot' Pinot Noir is sourced from numerous sites in the Overberg region, most of which are just outside the Hemel-en-Aarde Ridge. This area is destined to become a new ward called 'Shaw's Mountain' and the soils here are predominantly clay-shale and quartz-sandstone. These soils, combined with the region's cooler climate, result in rich yet perfumed Pinot Noir. A small amount of fruit is also sourced from an organically farmed vineyard in the Bottelary Hills near Stellenbosch.
Thorne & Daughters is widely acknowledged as one of the forerunners of the ‘New Wave’ wine movement in South Africa. Since 2013, John and Tasha Thorne-Seccombe have been producing innovative wines sourced from selected growers across the Western Cape.