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Newton Johnson Family Vineyards Windansea Pinot Noir 2020

100% Pinot Noir

This is a bare-bones glimpse of Windansea, the power dimension to Pinot Noir on our farm. In the stoniest and most clay-rich of our granite soils, the bunches were selectively picked by the family for this small cuvée. Made without sulphur in the winemaking, allowing diverse micro-organisms from the grape itself to flourish unrestrained in the fermentation, enhancing complexity. 11 months’ maturation with a further six months’ élevage in large oak. Unfiltered, it will age over many years in bottle.

Tasting Notes: A lavish wine, saturated with blackberry, liquorice and rich red currants. Lingering impressions of soft spice and freshly turned earth. Bountiful and seamless tannin texture in to a chalky finish.

Ready for drinking in 2 to 15 years’ time.

Winemaker: Gordon Newton Johnson

Price raised per case

  • 6 x 750ml or equivalent
  • Highest: R12 500
  • Lowest: R7 000
  • Average: R8 030


  • Bottle Size 750ml
  • Case Size: 6 x 750ml
  • Cases Produced: 108
  • Cases Auctioned: 50


  • Alc: 13.03 vol%
  • RS: 2.7 g/l
  • TA: 7.0 g/l
  • pH: 3.3

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