“The High Note” Pinot Noir Cellar Release


Some of our earliest vintages of The High Note Pinot Noir that have been highly acclaimed for their development and on-going cellaring potential. These wines have been carefully stored in temperature controlled conditions are are exceptional drinking now and into the future.


Our Pinot Noir is the jewel in the crown – the focal point in our repertoire of wines ‘The High Note’ was inspired by Misha’s opera-singing mother and her early life spent in the theatre.

2008 Vintage

Ruby in colour, this Pinot Noir has inviting aromas of blackberry and red summer fruits, violets and vanilla, and a little dark chocolate with hints of exotic spice. A powerful and focussed palate exudes warmth and depth with the dense sweet fruit supported by silky tannins

2009 Vintage

This Pinot Noir greets you with lifted aromas of liquorice, spice and dark cherry along with a more delicate perfume of white musk and moonflower. The palate is gentle, has lingerings sweet fruit freshness, but still finishes with a flinty seriousness.

2010 Vintage

Ruby in colour, this Pinot Noir has inviting aromas of blackberry and red summer fruits, along with dark chocolate and hints of exotic spice. The palate exudes warmth and depth with fine
silken tannins.

2011 Vintage

Ruby with an expressive nose of plum stone, cinnamon, chocolate and hints of truffle, this Pinot Noir has a gentle silky palate with sweet fruit tempered by fine tannins, roasted wild herbs and a long lingering finish.

2012 Vintage

This Pinot Noir has enticing aromas of dark chocolate, coffee spice, orange zest and black plum with a gentle but multi-layered palate of sweet fruit and vanilla, supported by fine cedar spice tannins yet remains refreshingly dry.

2013 Vintage

This ruby-coloured Pinot Noir has complex aromas of raspberry licorice, Turkish delight, cinnamon and black olives. The fine elegant palate has dense red fruits with hints of chocolate coffee beans and will age gracefully for many years.

Food Match

Pinot Noir is very versatile and great with lamb, venison and veal, and a large range of vegetable dishes especially mushrooms. It is also the perfect accompaniment to game birds such as quail, pheasant, turkey and duck.