Hip Little Sister Novello


A chilled red for summer. Fresh, fruity and lively – an early look at the vintage, made to be enjoyed now.


Colour: Bright cherry red.

Bouquet: Raspberry jelly with some smokeyness.

Palate: Raspberries, dates, molasses, and toasted sesame. Bright acidity and a slight spritz.

Food Match: Easy drinking. Serve chilled. Great as an aperitif, or match with chicken, red fish, or vegetable dishes.

Cellaring: Made for drinking now.

Viticulturists and winemakers: Katherine Jacobs and Jeremy Corban.


Pinot Noir, clone 10-5.


Te Muna, Martinborough.

Harvest date:

9 April 2023.

Brix at harvest:

21 brix.


Full carbonic maceration of whole clusters for 14 days, then pressed to finish ferment.


Wild ferment.

Wine analysis at bottling:

Alc: 11%
pH: 3.8.
TA: 6.3 g/L
RS: 7 g/L

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