“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.

2014 Vintage
Medium ruby red with aromas of raspberry, baked plum with hints of cinnamon, and white mushroom, the palate of this Pinot Noir is warm and gentle with sweet cherry and plum flavours beautifully wrapped in fine fruit tannins.

2015 Vintage
A complex and sophisticated nose of violets and blackberry, this medium-dark ruby Pinot Noir has a supple palate of fine sweet fruit, hints of vanilla and herbs with refreshing acidity and a long persistent finish.

2016 Vintage
With aromas of violets, rose petals, plums and red fruits, this medium-dark red coloured Pinot Noir has a gentle elegant palate with a sweet and lingering raspberry fruit finish.

2017 Vintage
The inviting bouquet shows Black Doris plum, sweet raspberry, thyme, game and dark mushroom characters, followed by a wonderfully weighted palate that is fleshy and silky.

2018 Vintage
A ruby-red Pinot Noir with classic varietal aromatics of violets, plum and cherry with hints of dark chocolate and spice, lead to a palate of ripe plums balanced with fine tannins giving great depth and length.

2019 Vintage
Classic floral varietal aromas of violets and roses, combined with exotic notes of orange zest and cinnamon, the elegant sweet-fruited palate is balanced by gentle silky tannins.

2020 Vintage
Dark ruby coloured with appealing aromatics of ripe plum and raspberry combined with subtle vanilla and oak spice, the gentle sweet-fruited palate is balanced by silky tannins.

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.