Gentle Folk Little Creek Pinot Noir - Adelaide Hills

Gentle Folk Little Creek Pinot Noir 2021 - Adelaide Hills

Vintage: 2021 | Type: Reds | Producer: Gentle Folk
Region: South Australia
Alc: 12.8%
Closure: Cork
Bottle size: 750ml

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$61.20: as part of any six
$68.00: single bottle

Maximum buy quantity no greater than 6 bottles.


We say it every year, this has to be one of the most beautiful vineyards in the Adelaide Hills. It's close-planted and has been unirrigated for over 20 years. Low rainfall and cool ripening has resulted in a savoury wine with power and perfume

Vineyards: Little Creek, Norton Summit

Vine age: 31 - 34 years

Clones: MV6, D5V12, 777, Martini

Elevation: 505m

Aspects: North-east and south-west facing.

Soils: Quartz rubble over siltstone, sandstone and clay.

Farming: organic (not certified)

Vinification: A combination of 100%whole cluster and 50% whole cluster open top fermentation, eight months in French oak barriques, 35% new. Bottled under Diam cork, sealed with wax.

Alc: 13.4%

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92 POINTS
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This one from Little Creek.

Earthy and savoury, a bit dusty and quite autumnal, truffle and dark cherry with a bit of rugged tannin chiming in. It feels a bit grubby, albeit that sounds bad, but it isn’t, it’s just got this kind of washy, wild, brambly and undergrowth thing going on and the finish is tasting earth. Gritty in a way, muddy in a way. Savoury, let’s say. Has some mojo but of an ilk.

Mike Bennie


Producers notes

A love of wine, food and growing things eventually led us away from a vastly different background involving scuba gear. Our winery is situated in the Basket Range of the Adelaide Hills where we try to intervene as little as possible in the growing and making of our wines. We farm a number of small parcels in Basket Range, Forest Range, Norton Summit, Summertown and Ashton. We don’t like to define our styles or wine making techniques, we just make wine in the way we feel is right for the grapes and season and most importantly, with maximum drinkability and enjoyment in mind. We hope you enjoy.

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