2019 SINGLE VINEYARD

OTQ PINOT NOIR

This Pinot Noir explodes with Black Doris plums and boysenberry fruit, floral notes of violet and earthy, truffle and liquorice overtones. Spice from the French oak barriques are layered with earthy notes and hints of dark chocolate.

This is Pinot Noir on a Harley Davidson! A serious wine that will reward a few years in the cellar. It is ripe, concentrated and full bodied, with impressive flavours and plenty of earthy tannins leading to a long, fine, dry finish. Decant 20 minutes prior for ideal drinking.

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TASTE THE OTQ PINOT NOIR WITH JULES

"Dense...bright...boysenberries and black doris plums..." Listen to Jules describe the flavours in the On The Quiet Pinot Noir.

Lamb Cutlets, Beetroot skordalia and black salsa verde, with a bottle of Jules Taylor OTQ PInot Noir in the background.

FOOD MATCH

This bold pinot noir suits flavoursome meat such as lamb, duck, boar and venison. Mushrooms, beetroot and eggplant compliment well as vegetarian options.

Try French lamb rack with beetroot skordalia and black garlic salsa verde.

OTQ PINOT NOIR WINEMAKING

Jules Taylor’s OTQ wines are a challenge to conventional winemaking interpretations of Marlborough signature varieties, as well as a personal indulgence for Jules.

Here Jules explains the winemaking techniques she uses for the OTQ Pinot Noir.

For vintage specific details download the winemaker's notes in the section below.

Handpicking Pinot Noir at the Wrekin Vineyard

VINEYARD NOTES

The grapes for this Pinot Noir were grown organically and biodynamically on the Wrekin Vineyard which lies in Marlborough’s Brancott Valley. Positioned on northwestern facing slopes, set in deep clay soils, this charming little vineyard was carefully managed to provide a very low-yielding, highly concentrated crop of a mix of quality Pinot Noir clones: 115, 667, 777, 10/5 and Abel.

WINEMAKERS NOTES

Jules Taylor’s OTQ wines are a challenge to conventional winemaking interpretations of Marlborough signature varieties, as well as a personal indulgence for Jules.

Bunch of Pinot Noir Grapes for Jules Taylor Wines