JH Meyer "Palmiet" Pinot Noir
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JH Meyer "Palmiet" Pinot Noir - 2017

Item # 39442 750mL
$33.99/ Single Bottle
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Practicing Organic

Wine made from grapes grown without synthetic pesticides, fertilizers and herbicides in the vineyard.

Tasting Notes

Johan Meyer established his namesake winery in 2011, after years of scouting for his ideal vineyards. Instead of owning land, he sources from growers and takes a hands-off approach to his winemaking, allowing the purity of fruit to shine through.

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Staff Pick Notes

Elgin is a cool-climate zone in South Africa that allows Pinot Noir vines to flourish. Here we have a top-class example that exudes all the classic hallmarks of a solid Pinot: fragrant and spicy with earthy and red-fruit-driven aromas. There is a combination of carbonic and skin maceration that happens, giving the wine a freshness of fruit, as well as depth and structure.


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