Navigation
Account

Sixteen Ridges Pinot Noir Early Red

‹Return to Previous Page
Description

Description

Sixteen Ridges Pinot Noir Early Red

Sixteen Ridges Pinot Noir Early Red is round and fruity with hints of spice this light bodied red has cherry, raspberry and earthy notes to the aroma and the palate, with subtle soft oak finish.

We suggest pairing Sixteen Ridges Pinot Noir Early Red  with crispy roast duck, slow roast lamb or a rich  mushroom dish.

Sixteen Ridges is a 6 acre vineyard situated on a sheltered hillside north of Worcester with views of the Severn River Valley. The Pinot Noir vines have been managed by winemaker Simon Day since planting in 2007. From the 2014 vintage some of the grapes used also come from a vineyard on the outskirts of Ledbury at Redbank, Herefordshire.

Simon began his career 20 years ago at the Three Choirs Vineyard, Gloucestershire where his father was amongst the first English commercial winemaker growers.

He further developed his skills at English producers Denbies and Lamberhurst and in Ausralia with Brown Brothers.

He now consults for vineyards the length and breadth of England. He believes good wine is made in the vineyard with minimal intervention in the winery.

Simon has made the Sixteen Ridges range purely from Pinot Noir showing his creativity as a winemaker. Plans for the future include the further planting and expansion of a new vineyard and a state of the art winery at Redbank, Ledbury.

The fashionable grape Pinot Noir is capable of producing divinely scented, gorgeously fruity expressions of place but is one of the more difficult to grow as it is thin skinned and vulnerable to disease.

Also Pinot Noir is sensitive to the size of crop it is expected to produce, over crop it and the resulting wine will lack all character and flavour.

It is not suitable for very warm regions either where there would be no time to develop interesting flavours before acid levels plummet and the grapes would over ripen.

In relatively cool climate regions and in the hands of a skilled winemaker no other grape expresses the idea of terroir or grape-growing environment in it’s taste and character.

It is responsible for the great reds of Burgundy and produces some of the finest wines from the cooler grape growing regions in the rest of the world. Sixteen Ridges Wine

It is also a major grape in the production of Champagne where it gives the wines backbone and body.

Sixteen Ridges Pinot Noir Early Red – Hay Wines

Reviews (0)

Reviews

There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “Sixteen Ridges Pinot Noir Early Red”

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Returns & Delivery
Returns and Exchanges

All goods should be examined upon receipt, and any claim for loss or breakage notified by email or telephone to Hay Wines immediately. In the case of goods delivered by couriers, unless any claim is made within 24 hours, no compensation, refund or other credit will be available. In the case of damaged goods, Hay Wines reserves the right to collect these.

Ship your items back to us

If you wish to return your order due to an error on our behalf, we are happy to collect or get our courier to collect from the delivery address stated on the invoice, providing the parcel is securely packed in the same way as it was sent out. If you wish to return the parcel yourself please feel free to do so. Once the parcel has returned to us we will refund you the full amount. Please note that refunds may take up to 7 working days to appear in your account.

For more information, view our full Terms and Conditions information.

Related Products

Colome Estate Malbec Quick View

Colome Estate Malbec 2018

Deep bright red with a magenta hue. Aromas of black and red fruits including blackberries, blackcurrants, raspberries and cherries, with touches of violet floral notes and hints of spices and minerals. Fresh and fruity on the palate with muscular structure and round, velvety tannins. A fine, delicate yet lengthy finish.
£21.69 Add to basket
Aromo Carmenere Quick View

Aromo Carmenere 2015

Deep garnet red, the nose has herbaceous, cherry and green pepper notes, on the palate there are ripe, velvet tannins and a stylish fruit finish.
£8.99 Add to basket
Peter Lehmann Layers Red Quick View

Peter Lehmann Layers Red 2017

A unique, idiosyncratic blend that delivers multiple layers of flavour. Shiraz brings fruit depth and structure, combining beautifully with the aromatics and spiciness of Grenache, Mourvedre adds wild earthy notes to the blend and complements the firm, savoury character of Tempranillo, to surround and soften the palate of this multi-dimensional wine.
£12.49 Add to basket
Andre Brunel Cotes du Rhone Quick View

Andre Brunel Cotes du Rhone 2017

Andre Brunels skills have earned him worldwide recognition for the intensity and concentration of his wines, combining modern technical expertise and traditional power of the region. The Cotes du Rhone is balanced intense and powerful, with spicy, savoury fuit and a white pepper and plum fruit finish.
£11.29 Add to basket
William Downie Yarra Valley Pinot Noir Quick View

William Downie Yarra Valley Pinot Noir 2015

Deep in colour, the nose is dense and complex with wild blackberries, raspberry, poached plum and an earthy peat character. It is precise and detailed yet difficult to describe. The palate has lots of pithy tannin and a delicate, textured mid palate.
£50.49 Add to basket
Kaiken Clasico Malbec Quick View

Kaiken Clasico Malbec 2018

The Kaiken Classico Malbec has an intense ruby red colour. Fruity aromas intermingle with wildflowers and blackberries, accompanied by notes of coffee and chocolate from the oak ageing. The palate is smooth, with well-balanced acidity, round and elegant tannins and a medium-long finish.
£9.99 Add to basket
Vina Cobos Bramare Cabernet Sauvignon Lujan de Cuyo Quick View

Vina Cobos Bramare Cabernet Sauvignon Lujan de Cuyo 2016

Dark red with jet black and purple hues. This paramount Luján de Cuyo cabernet sauvignon flaunts gobs of cassis and sour cherry, milk chocolate, black peppercorns, dried herbs and subtle earthy notes. The entrance leads with blackberry, boysenberry and great sucrosity, followed by spices. Firm, ripe tannins, creamy texture, and a long finish underline the wine’s elegance and great personality.
£30.99 Add to basket
Zuccardi Serie A Bonarda Quick View

Zuccardi Serie A Bonarda 2018

This Bonarda has a rich violet colour, and exudes sensuous aromas of blueberry and blackberry. It is a vivacious wine, full of pure ripe fruit, yet soft in style with an attractive finish. Serve with roast lamb, ham and cheese and spinach Empanadas can be cellared for the next 5 years.
£13.59 Add to basket
Matias Riccitelli Vineyard Selection Malbec Quick View

Matias Riccitelli Vineyard Selection Malbec 2016

Dark red colour with violet shiny tones. A very complex and elegant wine with aromas of wild black berries, black cherries, liquorice and floral aromas. Perfectly balanced with a great structure, round and elegant finish.
£33.49 Add to basket
Nostros Reserva Pinot Noir Quick View

Nostros Reserva Pinot Noir 2019

Soft, light red wine with mature red fruit, violet flowers and extremely delicate smoky nuances. Subtle, elegant and refined, its light tannins allow the fruit to dominate and its refreshing, persistent, delicate flavours to shine. Delicious on its own and also ideal for terrines and pates.
£9.99 Add to basket
Back to top